how to pronounce stressed


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the above transcription of stressed 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.

stressed is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… overweight stressed sedentary and loves …”

meanings of stressed


  1. Having a stress or accent.
  2. Suffering stress (either physical or mental).


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of stress.

stressed frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word stressed occurs in english on average 15.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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