how to pronounce sickening


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the above transcription of sickening 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.

sickening is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… how sickening the progression of these …”

meanings of sickening


  1. Causing sickness or disgust.
  2. Amazing, fantastic.


  1. Present participle of sicken.


  1. The act of making somebody sick.

sickening frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sickening occurs in english on average 1.8 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 sickening 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 sickening can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with sickening


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