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How to Pronounce aback?

Correct pronunciation for the word "aback" is [ɐbˈak], [ɐbˈak], [ɐ_b_ˈa_k].

What are the misspellings for aback?

"Aback" in context

Aback means to take by surprise; to surprise or startle someone. It can also be used to refer to something that is unexpected or unfamiliar. For example, if you suddenly hear a loud bang, you can be taken aback by the unexpected sound.

In addition to the literal meaning, "aback" has a figurative meaning that refers to a state of being or feeling hesitant or disturbed about something. In these cases, you may say "taken aback" to express shock or disapproval. For example, if someone told you something shocking or unexpected about a mutual friend, you might be taken aback, or surprised and disturbed.

What are similar-sounding words for aback?

Usage over time for aback:

This graph shows how "aback" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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