how to pronounce hurting


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the above transcription of hurting is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hurting is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hurting in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and the economy is hurting so badly and …”

meanings of hurting


  1. Present participle of hurt.


  1. A sensation that hurts.

hurting frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word hurting occurs in english on average 13 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with hurting


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