how to pronounce heaviness


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the above transcription of heaviness 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.

heaviness is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… capacity heaviness let's use brute force …”

meanings of heaviness


  1. Oppression; dejectedness, sadness; low spirits.
  2. Drowsiness.
  3. The state of being heavy; weight, weightiness, force of impact or gravity.

heaviness frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word heaviness occurs in english on average 0.9 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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