how to pronounce sighing


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the above transcription of sighing 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.

sighing is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of sighing


  1. Present participle of sigh.


  1. The utterance of a sigh.

sighing frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sighing occurs in english on average 1.4 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 sighing 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 sighing can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to sighing


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