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How to Pronounce kidnapped?

Correct pronunciation for the word "kidnapped" is [kˈɪdnapt], [kˈɪdnapt], [k_ˈɪ_d_n_a_p_t].

"Kidnapped" in context

Kidnapping is a serious crime where the victim is forcefully taken by another person or group against their will. Often times, kidnapping is used as a method of extortion, and is frequently used in hostage situations. It is considered one of the most serious and abhorrent crimes, and is heavily punished by law.

Victims of kidnapping may experience physical pain, emotional trauma, and psychological distress. Kidnapping also has a significant impact on the victim's friends and family as they grieve in helplessness while awaiting the release or safe return of their loved one.

Kidnapping can take many forms.

What are similar-sounding words for kidnapped?

Usage over time for kidnapped:

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


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