how to pronounce gutmensch


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the above transcription of gutmensch 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.

gutmensch is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of gutmensch in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… gründen als gutmensch verschrien …”

meanings of gutmensch


  1. Someone overly concerned with political correctness and related matters; a social justice warrior.
  2. Do-gooder; person who has a naive and unreflected conviction of their own moral superiority.

gutmensch frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gutmensch occurs in german on average 1.6 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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