how to pronounce mannerism


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mannerism is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… everything he says every mannerism every …”

meanings of mannerism


  1. A noticeable personal habit, a verbal or other (often, but not necessarily unconscious) habitual behavior peculiar to an individual.
  2. Exaggerated or affected style in art, speech, or other behavior.
  3. A style of art developed at the end of the High Renaissance, characterized by the deliberate distortion and exaggeration of perspective and especially the elongation of figures.
  4. In literature, an ostentatious and unnatural style of the second half of the sixteenth century. In the contemporary criticism, described as a negation of the classicist equilibrium, pre-Baroque, and deforming expressiveness.
  5. In fine art, a style that is inspired by previous models, aiming to reproduce subjects in an expressive language.

mannerism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mannerism occurs in english on average 0.2 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 mannerism 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 mannerism can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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