The confusion in English vocabulary does not always come from homonyms. Sometimes, people get confused of the words that have different meanings but they are similar enough to confuse any person. So, today’s post is about two words i.e. alone vs. lonely. If you are the only person sitting inside a room and I ask you about your situation that are you feeling alone or lonely? What should be your answer? I will tell you the correct usage of both of these words with proper explanation. I hope that … [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.
Once again, I am here to tell you some confusing words of English language. Every writer, whether he is a native or non-native speaker of English language, is affected by some complicated English words. Today, I want to discuss two words that seem to be the most confusing words in English vocabulary. I, sometimes, get puzzled in choosing the correct word for my writing. The words are affect vs. effect. Affect vs. Effect – What is the Difference, Definition & Meanings? Is it Affect or … [Read more...]
There are hundreds of confusing words in English language. Some words have same spellings but different meanings; while some words are homophones. Homophones are the words having same pronunciation but have very different meanings as well as spellings. In this post, you will come across homophones i.e. ad vs. add. Both words have very different origins and usage. Let us find out the confusion and difference between these two words i.e. ad or add. Ad vs. Add - What is the Difference, … [Read more...]
Every day, you will come across such words that create confusion among English writers and speakers. We have discussed many words that are especially homophones. No doubt, homophones can cause loads of issues in understanding. Today’s case is a little bit different. We have one word and a phrase to discuss i.e. already vs. all ready. Let us see the differences among these two cases. I hope that after going through all the discussion, you will never ever get confused between these two confusing … [Read more...]
Are you confused in finding difference between quite similar words of English language? Every writer seems to be in trouble sometimes. The solution is to learn the usage of each word. For this purpose, you have to search and read as much as you can. In today’s post, you will see two words, adapter vs. adaptor, that are similar to each other but there is still confusion in spelling that is making trouble. Adapter vs. Adaptor – What is the Difference, Definition & Meanings? Mostly, people … [Read more...]