how to pronounce wormwood


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the above transcription of wormwood 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.

wormwood is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… this is a book called wormwood gentlemen …”

meanings of wormwood


  1. An intensely bitter herb (Artemisia absinthium and similar plants in genus Artemisia) used in medicine, in the production of absinthe and vermouth, and as a tonic.
  2. Something that causes bitterness or affliction; a cause of mortification or vexation.


  1. A surname​.
  2. A star or angel that appears in the Book of Revelation, turning waters bitter and poisonous.

wormwood frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wormwood occurs in english on average 1.4 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 wormwood 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 wormwood can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to wormwood


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