The Most Commonly Misspelled Words in English

by Rick Brady - Date: 2010-06-08 - Word Count: 510 Share This!

In English there surely is a list of most commonly misspelled words. If you are looking for such words for the letters of the alphabet A, B, C and D then you surely have come to the right place. Here, you are going to find out some of the most commonly misspelled words in English under each of these letters.

The very first word among the most commonly misspelled words, would be "Acceptable". This is for the single reason in the way in which most such words sound irrespective of the spelling. If you are confused as to whether this particular word has the "able" ending or the "ible" ending, just remember that you have to accept the table and you would get the word right.

Accommodate is the next among the most commonly misspelled words. Usually people are confused with regards to the usage of "C" and "M" in the word. Just remember that this particular word is large enough to accommodate two Cs and two Ms in it!

Amateur is yet another word that most people never get right, for the simple fact that this particular word is spelled differently from the way it is pronounced. Just remember that when spelling this word, just think like the French and you will get it. In America, er is pronounced er, but in France they place a U in the middle, thus spelling the word Amateur.

Argument is one of the most commonly misspelled words for the simple fact that "argue" has an "e". Remember that when this word takes the suffix "ment", argue has to lose the "e" to win the ment, thus becoming argument.

Believe is that one particular word in English, we just can't seem to get the spelling right without using a spell checker. If you need to remember this word's spelling, then tell yourself "I Believe" thus placing the I before the E in the word. Most words in English with a combination of i and e in them place the i before the e, but not always.

As for the word calendar, remember that the first and the last vowel in the word is an "A" while the one between the two As is an "E". Category may sound like Catastrophe with the first two syllables but the first word would have an E in the second syllable while the second word has an A. Though the last syllable of cemetery sounds more like "-ary", it is rather spelt with an e in it.

As for the last of the most commonly misspelled words from A to D, we are going to look at definitely. All you have to do for this particular word is just use the suffix "ly" to the word definite. This word is commonly misspelled for the single fact that many people are not sure if there has to be an e or not when adding the "ly"

Now with these simple tips, I am certain that even you would be able to spell these words correctly without a second thought, at any given time of the day.

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