how to pronounce climacteric


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climacteric is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of climacteric in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… notion of a male climacteric which is …”

meanings of climacteric


  1. Relating to a period of physiological change during middle age; especially, menopausal.
  2. Critical or crucial; decisive.
  3. Climactic.
  4. Pertaining to any of several supposedly critical years of a person's life.


  1. A period in human life in which some great change is supposed to take place, calculated in different ways by different authorities (often identified as every seventh or ninth year).
  2. A critical stage or decisive point; a turning point.
  3. The period of life that leads up to and follows the end of menstruation in women; the menopause.

climacteric frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word climacteric occurs in english on average 0 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 climacteric 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 climacteric can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with climacteric


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