How many syllables in preoccupation?

  764538921 syllables

Divide preoccupation into syllables:   pre‑oc‑cu‑pa‑tion
Primary syllable stress:   pre‑oc‑cu‑pa‑tion
Secondary syllable stress:   pre‑oc‑cu‑pa‑tion
How to say preoccupation:

Cite This Source

Learn a New Word

Grammar Quiz
Which should you use
affect or effect?

Synonyms for preoccupation

2 syllables
  • concern
  • worry
3 syllables
4 syllables
  • anxiety
    6 syllables
    • a bee in your bonnet
      Let Teachers Teach Contest
      How could $250 help your students?

      Prize awarded to a teacher each month.
      Fun Fact
      CHECKBOOK is the longest
      horizontally symmetrical word.
      When should you use
      a comma ( , )?
      What rhymes with preoccupation

      2 syllables
      • nation
      • station
      3 syllables
      4 syllables
      5 syllables
      6 syllables
      7 syllables
      8 syllables
      9 syllables
      Do You Know
      the difference between
      Were, Where, and We're?

      Parents, Teachers, StudentsDo you have a grammar question?
      Need help finding a syllable count?
      Want to say thank you?

      Bibliography Citations
      MLA   |    APA   |   Chicago Manual Style