How is the word `ennui’ pronounced?

The first syllable `en’ is pronounced like the word `on’; the following `ui’ is like the `we’ in `weep’, `weed’, and `week’. The main stress is on the first syllable.

The word is considered literary, and is mostly used in formal contexts to mean `feeling of boredom’.

*Since returning home, Ram has experienced a profound sense of ennui

Source: The Hindu ‘Know Your English’ Series, November 21, 2005.

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