how to pronounce scandalous


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scandalous is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… considered somewhat scandalous for young …”

meanings of scandalous


  1. Malicious, defamatory.
  2. Outrageous; exceeding reasonable limits.
  3. Wrong, immoral, causing a scandal.

scandalous frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word scandalous occurs in english on average 2.5 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 scandalous 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 scandalous can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to scandalous


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