how to pronounce lonesome


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the above transcription of lonesome 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.

lonesome is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the trail of The Lonesome Pine and a …”

meaning of lonesome

Lonesome means lonely, sad, or feeling isolated.

lonesome frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lonesome occurs in english on average 1.7 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 lonesome 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 lonesome can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to lonesome


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