Number of syllables in the word 'defensive'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word defensive.

  1. No of syllables in defensive : 3
  2. Divide syllables in defensive : de-fen-sive

More about the word - defensive

  1. noun
  2. Definition : A means, attitude or position of defense.
  1. adjective
  2. Definition : Intended for defence; protective.
  3. Definition : Intended to deter attack.
  4. Definition : Performed so as to minimise risk.
  5. Definition : Displaying an inordinate sensitivity to criticism or intrusion.


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