how to pronounce malaise


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the above transcription of malaise 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.

malaise is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and if the malaise spreads globally …”

meanings of malaise


  1. A feeling of general bodily discomfort, fatigue or unpleasantness, often at the onset of illness.
  2. Ill will or hurtful feelings for others or someone.
  3. An ambiguous feeling of mental or moral depression.

malaise frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word malaise occurs in english on average 1.5 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 malaise 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 malaise can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to malaise


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