how to pronounce sobbing


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the above transcription of sobbing 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.

sobbing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and i am just sobbing it's a crazy thing …”

meanings of sobbing


  1. Present participle and gerund of sob.


  1. Act of one who sobs; a crying or weeping.


  1. That or who sobs.

sobbing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sobbing occurs in english on average 4.2 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 sobbing 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 sobbing can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with sobbing


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