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...]
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.
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...]
Have you ever heard about the various terms for meals? There are a few common words that English speakers use only for meals. Sometimes, these words may cause confusion. People might use them confusingly. For instance, I have heard many people using the term ‘dinner’ for ‘supper.’ This is the reason that I am coming up with the case dinner vs. supper. I will discuss the differences between dinner and supper. I will also provide you a few example sentences using both of these words. Dinner … [Read more...]
Sometimes, English may cause confusion because of so many confusing words in its vocabulary. You have to be very careful with word choice; one mistake can ruin your entire professional writing. There are hundreds of words that sound alike but have entirely different meanings. The words that are one-letter apart may cause a puzzle like situation among writers or speakers. Today’s case is diner vs. dinner. I will discuss the differences between these words and will use each of these words in … [Read more...]