how to pronounce defeatist


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defeatist is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of defeatist


  1. Of, or relating to defeatism.


  1. Someone who advocates defeatism, or has such an attitude.

defeatist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word defeatist occurs in english on average 0.5 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 defeatist 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 defeatist can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with defeatist


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