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How to Pronounce allergy?

Correct pronunciation for the word "allergy" is [ˈaləd͡ʒi], [ˈaləd‍ʒi], [ˈa_l_ə_dʒ_i].

"Allergy" in context

An allergy is an abnormal response of the immune system to a harmless substance. It occurs when the body's immune system overreacts to an environmental trigger such as pollen, dust, animal dander, etc. An allergic reaction can cause anything from a mild rash to a severe anaphylactic reaction. In severe cases, it can be life threatening. Symptoms of allergies include itching, sneezing, wheezing, coughing, watery eyes, runny nose, and hives. People who suffer from allergies typically take different medications to help alleviate their symptoms.

What are similar-sounding words for allergy?

Usage over time for allergy:

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


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