how to pronounce tempting


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the above transcription of tempting 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.

tempting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so it was tempting to imagine that the …”

meanings of tempting


  1. Attractive, appealing, enticing.
  2. Seductive, alluring, inviting.


  1. Present participle of tempt.


  1. The act of subjecting somebody to temptation.

tempting frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word tempting occurs in english on average 7.1 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.

topics tempting 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 tempting can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with tempting


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