Commonly Mis-Spelled Words

Spelling words in English is a challenging task because many English words are not spelled phonetically. That is, they are not spelled according to how they sound. The words below are some of the most commonly misspelled words in the English language. You and your teach will discuss the best ways to learn the spelling of these words. Use this link to hear the pronunciation, or to learn the definition, of any of the words on this listed.

[Commonly Misspelled Words]

Commonly Mis-Spelled Words

|| absence || desirability || itinerary || relieve ||

|| abundance || development || judgment || reminiscence ||

|| accidentally || dilemma || knowledge || renaissance ||

|| acclaim || dilettante || laboratory || renowned ||

|| accommodate || dissatisfied || leisure || repetition ||

|| accumulate || dissension || liable || rescind ||

|| achievement || drunkenness || liaison || restaurateur ||

|| acquaintance || ecstasy || license || rhythm ||

|| acquiesce || effect || lien || ridiculous ||

|| affect || eighth || lieutenant || sacrilegious ||

|| aggravate || eligible || liquefy || satellite ||

|| allotted || embarrassed || loose || schedule ||

|| analogous || entrepreneur || lose || scissors ||

|| analysis || enumerate || losing || seize ||

|| anoint || erroneous || maintenance || separate ||

|| antiquated || escrow || memento || siege ||

|| appall || exhilarate || minuscule || similar ||

|| apparatus || existence || mischievous || solely ||

|| appreciable || exonerate || misspell || souvenir ||

|| argument || eyeing || narrative || stationary ||

|| athletic || facsimile || necessary || stationery ||

|| assistant || fallacy || neutral || strength ||

|| attendance || familiar || noticeable || subsistence ||

|| auxiliary || February || occasion || subtlety ||

|| beginning || fictitious || occurred || subtly ||

|| believe || fiery || occurrence || succeed ||

|| bulletin || financier || omitted || suing ||

|| ceiling || fluorescent || optimistic || supersede ||

|| cemetery || foresee || original || surreptitious ||

|| census || foreword || oscillate || surveillance ||

|| changeable || forfeit || pamphlets || susceptible ||

|| coincidence || fulfill || parallel || tariff ||

|| commitment || further || pastime || temperamental ||

|| committee || gauge || penitentiary || theater ||

|| comparative || government || perhaps || threshold ||

|| concede || graffiti || perseverance || tragedy ||

|| conceive || grammar || persistent || transferred ||

|| condominium || grievance || phenomenal || tyranny ||

|| connoisseur || gruesome || phenomenon || truly ||

|| conscience || guarantee || prairie || unanimous ||

|| conscientious || harass || preceding || unmanageable ||

|| consensus || height || prerogative || unwieldy ||

|| continuously || heroine || principal || unnecessary ||

|| controversial || hors d'oeuvre || principle || usage ||

|| coolly || hypocrisy || privilege || vacillate ||

|| council || ignorant || proceed || vacuum ||

|| curriculum || inadvertent || questionnaire || vilify ||

|| deceive || indispensable || quiet || warrant ||

|| deductible || innocuous || quite || Wednesday ||

|| definitely || inoculate || rarefy || weird ||

|| dependent || insistent || receive || whether ||

|| descendant || iridescent || recommend || wholly ||

|| desert || irrelevant || referred || wield ||

|| dessert || irresistible || relevant || yield ||

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