how to pronounce sleepiness


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the above transcription of sleepiness 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.

sleepiness is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… comes back to that sleepiness signal as …”

meanings of sleepiness


  1. The property of being sleepy.

sleepiness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sleepiness 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.

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