Once again, I am coming up with a set of two words that cause confusion among writers and speakers. The case is contiguous vs. continuous. These words have to be discussed in order to clear up your minds. I will define each of these words and use them in example sentences to show you the function of these words. Contiguous vs. Continuous – What is the Difference, Definition & Meaning? Is it contiguous or continuous? Contiguous and continuous are just one-letter apart. Both of these … [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.
English language is filled up with thousands of confusing words that drag most of the writers into a muddle like state. So, it is very important for the writers to be efficient with word choice. Today’s case is one of the confusing cases that have to be discussed. Consignor vs. consignee always gives me a second thought. I know that most of the people would think whether to choose consignor or consignee. So, I am coming up with these two words. I will define them and, also, use them in … [Read more...]
There are thousands of confusing words in English vocabulary that, sometimes, make writers or speakers think twice, when to use which word. Today, I am coming up with two such words that are not actually homophones, but they are so close in terms of their pronunciations that drag them in the confusing category. The case is conscience vs. conscious. I will compare these two words and provide proper definitions. I will also use each of these words in example sentences to show you the functions … [Read more...]
This is a writer who always faces a lot of challenges with word choice; whether it is related to day to day language or it is about the scientific language. Writers have to face every kind of words. For instance, there are many words of science that cause confusion among them. The case concave vs. convex is one of the confusing cases that has to be discussed. Today, I am coming up with these two words that are, somehow, close to each other. I will define each term and use each one of them in … [Read more...]
English vocabulary often creates confusion among writers and speakers. So, we have to be very careful with word choice in order to make an error-free writing. Comprise vs. compose is one of the cases that has to be solved. Today, I will compare both of these words. I will provide the definitions and use these words in example sentences to show you the functions of these words. Comprise vs. Compose – What is the Difference, Definition & Meaning? Is it comprise or compose? Comprise … [Read more...]