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tabescent

ta·bes·cent
T t

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [tuh-bes-uh nt]
    • /təˈbɛs ənt/
    • /tˈeɪbsənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [tuh-bes-uh nt]
    • /təˈbɛs ənt/

Definitions of tabescent word

  • adjective tabescent wasting away; becoming emaciated or consumed. 1
  • adjective tabescent progressively emaciating; wasting away 0
  • adjective tabescent of, relating to, or having tabes 0

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Origin of tabescent

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
1885-90; < Latin tābēscent- (stem of tābēscēns), present participle of tābēscere to waste away. See tabes, -escent

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Parts of speech for Tabescent

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

tabescent popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% 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.

tabescent usage trend in Literature

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