how to pronounce deadness


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deadness is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… deny and otherwise internal deadness or …”

meanings of deadness


  1. The state of not being alive. Having the property of lifelessness, as if dead.
  2. A lack of animation in a person.
  3. A lack of elasticity.
  4. A lack of sparkle in a fizzy drink.

deadness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deadness occurs in english on average 0.2 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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