how to pronounce numbness


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the above transcription of numbness 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.

numbness is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and that numbness i think is something …”

meanings of numbness


  1. Absent or reduced sensitivity to cutaneous stimulation.
  2. Inability or reduced ability to experience emotion.

numbness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word numbness 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 numbness 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 numbness can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with numbness


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