how to pronounce temerity


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the above transcription of temerity 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.

temerity is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… uh who had the temerity some of them had …”

meanings of temerity


  1. An act or case of reckless boldness.
  2. Reckless boldness; foolish bravery.
  3. Effrontery; impudence.

temerity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word temerity occurs in english on average 0.7 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 temerity 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 temerity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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