how to pronounce pettiness


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the above transcription of pettiness 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.

pettiness is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… beehive anyone mutual pettiness can …”

meanings of pettiness


  1. A petty behaviour, attitude, etc.
  2. The quality of being petty.

pettiness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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