detention - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate detention

detention is hyphenated as de-ten-tion

How to pronounce detention

detention is pronounced dɪ´tɛnʃən

Number of syllables in detention

The number of syllables in detention is 3

What part of speech in detention?

detention is a noun

How common in the word detention?

detention is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does detention convey?

Has a sentiment score of -2 on a scale of -5 to +5

Words with similar spelling to detention

detection, retention

Common Conjunction Collocations of detention

and, but, either, neither, nor, or, Nor