Writers, especially the beginners, may think English as a difficult language. The reason behind it is that English has many confusing words in its vocabulary. You may come across such words that have two different spellings or sometimes, you may get confused of between two variants of English language, American English and British English. You have to be careful in spellings. It happens that a word has two different spellings; one is followed by American writers while the other one is preferred … [Read more...]
Confusing Words in English
English has hundreds of confusing words in its vocabulary. Sometimes, even the native English speakers and writers get confused of some words. For instance, there are homophones that sound same but have different meanings. Writers often get confused of homophones. So, in order to make your writing error-free, you must be careful with word choice.
The following list of Confusing Words will help you in clearing up your minds. I have explained and compared many commonly confused words. I hope that after reading each post, you will never ever be confused with your word choices.
Don’t make mistakes! If you are an English writer, be aware that there are many confusing words in English vocabulary. For instance, there are words that sound interchangeable but have different meanings. Unorganized vs. disorganized is such a case that many people are unaware of the differences between them. In this post, I will discuss both of these words with their definitions and I will also use the terms ‘unorganized’ and ‘disorganized’ in example sentences. Unorganized vs. Disorganized … [Read more...]
If you are an English writer or speaker, you probably feel a lot of confusion with word choice because English vocabulary has hundreds of confusing words. In this post, I am going to talk about disinterested vs. uninterested. Do not think these words similar. There is, for sure, a difference between disinterested and uninterested. I will define each of these words with example sentences. Continue reading! Disinterested vs. Uninterested – What is the Difference, Definition & … [Read more...]
Sometimes, even a professional English writer got confused of some words. For instance, when a writer comes across homophones, he/she can feel a puzzle like situation with word choice. Homophones are such a set of words that sound exactly same but have quite different meanings. So, you have to be very careful while choosing the correct word because a small mistake could be enough to ruin your entire writing. Today’s discussion is also based on a set of homophones; it is discreet vs. … [Read more...]
In this post, I want to help you in outlining the differences between disc and disk. Just like other confusing words (such as homophones), disc vs. disk is such a case of English vocabulary that is creating a big confusion among writers and speakers. I will try to overcome this problem and help you to get each of these words with proper explanation and example sentences. Disc vs. Disk – What is the Difference, Definition & Meaning? Is it disc or disk? Disk and disc sound exactly … [Read more...]