Humans are bound to make mistakes but what necessarily important is to correct them so that you don’t repeat them. Though there are many things, which we do it wrong on a daily basis but today I am going to list you the most commonly misspelled words in English. Check them out

Most Commonly Misspelled Words

Here is the list of most common misspelled words in English.

Most Commonly Misspelled Words In English

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘A’

  1. absence – absence, absense
  2. acceptable – acceptible
  3. accidently / accidentally – accidentaly
  4. accommodate – accommodate, accomodate
  5. achieve – acheive
  6. acknowledge – aknowledge, acknowlege
  7. acquaintance – acquaintance, acquaintence
  8. acquit – aquit
  9. acquire – adquire, aquire
  10. acreage – acerage, acrage
  11. address – adress
  12. adultery – adultary
  13. advisable – advizable or adviseable
  14. affect – effect
  15. aggression – aggression, agression
  16. alcohol – alchohol
  17. allege – allage, alege
  18. allegiance – allegience, alegiance, allegaince
  19. almost – allmost
  20. a lot – alot (this has to be split into 2 words and shouldn’t be single)
  21. amateur – amature, amatuer
  22. amend – ammend
  23. annually – annualy, anually
  24. apparent – aparent , apparant
  25. arctic – artic
  26. argument – arguement
  27. atheist – athiest
  28. average – averege , avrage
  29. awful – aweful , awfull

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Most Common Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘B’

  1. because – becuase
  2. beginning – beginning
  3. becoming – becomeing
  4. believe – beleive
  5. bellwether – bellweather
  6. buoyant / buoy – bouyant, bouy
  7. burglar – burgler, buglar
  8. business – bussiness, bisness, buisness, bizness

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘C’

  1. calendar – calender
  2. camouflage – camoflague , camoflage
  3. capitol – capital (here both the spellings are correct but is distinct where you use it)
  4. Caribbean – Carribean
  5. category – catagory
  6. caught – caugt , cauhgt
  7. cemetery – cematery , cemetary
  8. changeable – changable
  9. chief – cheif
  10. colleague – collegue , collaegue
  11. collectible – collectable
  12. coming – comming
  13. column – colomn, colum
  14. committed – comitted , commited
  15. concede – conceed
  16. congratulate – congrajulate, congradulate
  17. conscientious – consciencious
  18. conscious – consious , concious
  19. consensus – concensus
  20. controversy – controvorsy, contraversy
  21. coolly – cooly

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘D’

  1. daiquiri – daquiri , dacquiri
  2. deceive – decieve , decive
  3. definite – definit , definate
  4. definitely – definately, defiantly , definitly
  5. desperate – desparate
  6. difference – diference, diffrence , diference
  7. dilemma – dilema
  8. disastrous – disasterous
  9. disappoint – disapoint
  10. drunkenness – drunkeness
  11. dumbbell – dumbell

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Most Common Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘E’

  1. embarrass – embarass , embbarrass
  2. equipment – equiptment
  3. exceed – excede , excced
  4. exhilarate – exilerate , exhilerate
  5. existence – existance
  6. experience – experiance
  7. extreme – extreem, extreme

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘F’

  1. fascinating – facinating
  2. fiery – firey
  3. fluorescent – flourescent
  4. foreign – foriegn
  5. friend – freind
  6. fulfil – fullfil

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Most Common Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘G’

  1. gauge – guage
  2. grateful – greatful , gratefull
  3. guarantee – garantee, garanty , garentee
  4. guidance – guidence

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Most Common Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘H’

  1. harass – harrass , haras
  2. height – heigth , heighth
  3. hierarchy – heirarchy , hirerchy
  4. hors d’oeuvres – ordeurves , hors derves
  5. humorous – humerous , humoros
  6. hygiene – hygine, hygene, hiygeine, hygeine , higeine
  7. hypocrite / hypocrisy – hipocrit , hyppocrite

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘I’

  1. ignorance – ignorence
  2. imitate – imitete, immitate
  3. immediately – imediately , immedietely
  4. independent – independant
  5. indispensable – indispensible
  6. inoculate – innoculate
  7. intelligence – intelligance , intelligence

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘J’

  1. judgment – judgement (there’s still an issue with this word at U.S.)
  2. jewelry – jewelery (UK: jewellery)

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘K’

  1. kernel – kernal, different from homonym ‘colonel’

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘L’

  1. leisure – liesure , lesure
  2. liaison – liason , lison
  3. library – liberry , libary
  4. license – lisence
  5. lightning – lightening
  6. lose – loos, loose

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Most Common Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘M’

  1. maintenance – maintnance , maintainance
  2. medieval – medevil, mideval , medeval
  3. memento – momento , momentto
  4. millennium – milennium , millenium
  5. miniature – miniture
  6. minuscule – miniscule
  7. mischievous – mischevous, mischevious , mischievious
  8. misspell – misspel , mispell

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘N’

  1. necessary – necessery , neccessary
  2. niece – neice
  3. neighbor – neigbor, nieghbor
  4. noticeable – noticable

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘O’

  1. occasion – occassion
  2. occasionally – occassionally , occasionaly
  3. occurrence – occurence , occurrance
  4. occurred – occured
  5. omission – omision , ommision
  6. original – orignal , originel
  7. outrageous – outragous

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Most Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘P’

  1. parliament – parliment
  2. pastime – pasttime, passtime
  3. perceive – percieve, perceve
  4. perseverance – perseverence, preservrance
  5. personnel – personel, personell
  6. plagiarize – plagerize
  7. playwright – playwrite, playright
  8. possession – possesion, posession
  9. potatoes – potatos
  10. precede – preceed
  11. presence – presance
  12. principle – principal
  13. privilege – priviledge, privelege
  14. professor – professer
  15. promise – promiss
  16. pronunciation – pronounciation
  17. proof – proofe, prufe
  18. prophecy – prophesy (suitable as a verb)
  19. publicly – publically

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Most Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘Q’

  1. quarantine – quarentine
  2. queue – que
  3. questionnaire – questionnair, questionnaire

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Most Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘R’

  1. readable – readible
  2. really – relly, realy
  3. receive – recieve
  4. receipt – reciept
  5. recommend – reccommend, recomend
  6. referred – refered
  7. reference – refrence, referance
  8. relevant – revelant, relevent
  9. religious – religius, religous
  10. repetition – repitition
  11. restaurant – restaraunt, restarant
  12. rhyme – ryme, rime
  13. rhythm – rythem, rhythm

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Most Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘S’

  1. secretary – secretery, secratary
  2. seize – sieze
  3. sergeant – sargent
  4. separate – seperate
  5. similar – similer
  6. skilful – skilfull
  7. speech – speeche, speach
  8. successful – successfull, sucessful, succesful
  9. supersede – supercede
  10. surprise – surprize, surprise

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Common Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘T’

  1. their – they’re, there
  2. tomatoes – tomatos, tomotoes
  3. tomorrow – tommorrow
  4. twelfth – twelth
  5. tyranny – tyrany

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Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘U’

  1. underrate – underate
  2. until – untill
  3. upholstery – upholstry
  4. usable/useable – usible

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Common Misspelled Words With Alphabet ‘V’

  1. vacuum – vacume, vaccuum
  2. vegetarian – vegatarian
  3. vehicle – vehical, vehicel
  4. vicious – visious

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Commonly Misspelled Words With Alphabets “W, X, Y, Z”

  1. weather – wether
  2. weird – wierd
  3. welfare – welfair, wellfare
  4. whether – wether
  5. wilful – wilfull
  6. withhold – withold
  7. writing – writeing, writting

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Since we rarely use letters with x, y and z, chances of being misspelled is very less.