The most commonly misspelled words


Reference site recently compiled a list of the most often misspelled words in the English language, featuring words such as “accommodate”, “definite”, “foreign”, “miniature”, “judgment”, and “pronunciation”. You can see the full list here. Most of them are pretty simple in terms of meaning, but have various properties that lead many people to spell them incorrectly – for example many people like to add an “e” to “judgment”, since the root word is “judge”. However, “judgement” is incorrect.

Using their flashcards, you can make sure that you know how to spell each of these 29 words, and so teach yourself to avoid some of the most common spelling errors.