how to pronounce epicurean


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the above transcription of epicurean is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

epicurean is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… full of epicurean philosophical tracts …”

meanings of epicurean


  1. Devoted to luxurious living.
  2. Relating to Epicurus or his philosophy.
  3. Pursuing pleasure, especially in reference to food or comfort.


  1. One who is devoted to pleasure.
  2. A follower of Epicurus and Epicureanism.

epicurean frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word epicurean occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with epicurean


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