how to pronounce soothing


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the above transcription of soothing 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.

soothing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… someone soothing someone uh …”

meanings of soothing


  1. Giving relief.
  2. Freeing from fear or anxiety.
  3. Tending to soothe.


  1. Present participle of soothe.


  1. The act by which somebody is soothed.

soothing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word soothing occurs in english on average 6.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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