how to pronounce inattention


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inattention is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… it's an experiment inattention blindness …”

meanings of inattention


  1. Lack of attention, or failure to pay attention.
  2. An act of neglect; failure of courtesy.

inattention frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word inattention occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics inattention can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that inattention can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with inattention


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