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acrotism

ac·ro·tism
A a

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-tiz-uh m]
    • /ˈæk rəˌtɪz əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ruh-tiz-uh m]
    • /ˈæk rəˌtɪz əm/

Definitions of acrotism word

  • noun acrotism an absence of pulse 3
  • noun acrotism absence or weakness of the pulse. 1
  • noun acrotism (medicine) A lack or defect of the pulse. 0

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Origin of acrotism

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
1850-55; a-6 + Greek krót(os) beating or rhythmical sound + -ism

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Parts of speech for Acrotism

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

acrotism popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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