how to pronounce wickedness


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wickedness is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… wicked and in a world of wickedness weak …”

meanings of wickedness


  1. A wicked or sinful thing or act; morally bad or objectionable behaviour.
  2. The state of being wicked; evil disposition; immorality.

wickedness frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word wickedness occurs in english on average 3 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.

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