how to pronounce roughness


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roughness is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the the roughness to study or you know …”

meanings of roughness


  1. The property of being rough, coarseness.
  2. Roughage; coarse fodder.
  3. Abundance, especially of food.

roughness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word roughness occurs in english on average 0.4 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 roughness 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 roughness can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with roughness


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