Have you ever thought that why English language is so confusing? Actually, this language is having hundreds of confusing words. Homophones are known to be at the top of the list. These are the words that pronounce the same but they are having different meanings and spellings. In this post, I am coming up with two words i.e. Aisle vs. Isle. I will clear your confusion by discussing their definitions and functions in sentences. I hope that after reading this post, you will never mix these two … [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.
Languages can be difficult to understand. It is very important for writers to have a very clear set of vocabulary. In English language, there are several words that sound same but have different meanings. Such words are called homophones. Homophones make a writer or a speaker confused just because of some minor differences. I will discuss two such words that have a very minor difference but it is very important to memorize the meanings and usage of these words. The words are acclimation vs. … [Read more...]
In English language, people come across many words that are often spelled same but have different meanings. Today, I want to discuss two such words that are different in meanings but have same pronunciation. These two words are ‘Aid vs. Aide’. Aid vs. Aide – What is the Difference, Definition & Meanings? As you can see that there is only one-letter difference between aid and aide. Their pronunciation is exactly alike but there is difference in spellings. So, it is very important for the … [Read more...]
English language is filled up with hundreds of confusing words. Sometimes, it is difficult to identify the correct word to use in speaking or writing. In this context, I will explain and clear the confusion and difference between access vs. excess. Access vs. Excess – What is the Difference, Definition, & Meanings? Unlike their pronunciation, these two words have very different meanings, usage and spellings. Only two alphabets are different in them i.e. access > excess. They pronounced … [Read more...]
Sometimes, English language seems to be very confusing. Writers often get confused while writing because most of the words in English language have different meanings but same pronunciation. For speakers, words cannot be so difficult to speak out but in writing, writers should clear up their minds about each and every word. So, this post is related to the explanation of three confusing words that are assent vs. ascent vs. accent. Assent vs. Ascent vs. Accent – What is the Difference, Definition … [Read more...]