how to pronounce nastiness


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the above transcription of nastiness 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.

nastiness is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… contaminated with nastiness and bacteria …”

meanings of nastiness


  1. A nasty action, object, quality, etc. (all senses of nasty).
  2. Unpleasantness, disagreeableness (to the senses).
  3. Lack of cleanliness.
  4. Indecency; corruption; unkindness, meanness, spite, harshness, cruelty.
  5. Dirt, filth.

nastiness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nastiness occurs in english on average 1 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 nastiness 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 nastiness can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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