how to pronounce decrepitude


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decrepitude is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… physical or mental decrepitude which …”

meanings of decrepitude


  1. The state of being decrepit or worn out from age or long use.

decrepitude frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decrepitude 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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