how to pronounce toxic


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toxic is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… still have that same toxic mentality of …”

meanings of toxic


  1. Appearing grossly unwell; characterised by serious, potentially life-threatening compromise in the respiratory, circulatory or other body systems.
  2. Having a chemical nature that is harmful to health or lethal if consumed or otherwise entering into the body in sufficient quantities.
  3. Severely negative or harmful.
  4. Hateful or strongly antipathetic.

toxic frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word toxic occurs in english on average 9.5 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 toxic 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 toxic can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to toxic


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