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1. Accommodate


a. to provide with something desired, needed, or suited
b. to bring into agreement or concord
– Merriam-Webster Dictionary

You might’ve heard this word on a stay on a hotel or even riding a bus around your city. The common misspelling of this word is usually people lack one “c” or “m” – leading to spellings such as acomodate, accomodate or accommodate. It’s a simple mistake and also quite easy to remember but people sometimes forget how to spell it correctly despite how often the word is used.

2. Disappoint


a. to fail to meet the expectation or hope of someone
– Merriam-Webster Dictionary

The word commonly linked to frustration or to be frustrated. This is what you feel or what others feel when someone or something they expected so much of doesn’t turn out to be what they wanted. Well it might also be disappointing to find out that there are a lot of people who spells this word like “dissappoint”.

3. Tomorrow


a. on or for the day after today
– Merriam-Webster Dictionary

If you notice a, words that consist of double letters are usually confused to a wrong spelling of the word itself.  The word tomorrow is not an exemption to this misconception. This word is commonly mistakenly spelled as “tommorrow” or “tommorow”. Sometimes people interchange the double letter “r” with a double letter “m” instead of it being single. Other than that people also confuse this to the extent that both the letter “r” and “m” are doubled. Might as well master the spelling of this word! You might use it a lot of times in the future!

4. Conscious


a. having mental faculties not dulled by sleep, faintness or stupor.
b. personally felt
– Merriam-Webster Dictionary

This is a different case compared to the first three, the word conscious is sometimes misspelled as “concious”. Yes, it is likely to lose its letter “s” before the letter “c”. It is probably because of the sound of the word makes when you say it out loud. It seems that it can stand on its own without the letter “s” before “c” because reading it as concious still gives out the full sound of the word.

5. Curiosity


a. desire to know
b. inquisitive interest in others’ concerns.
c. interest leading to inquiry
– Merriam-Webster Dictionary

This word is a little bit tricky especially for beginners. The word curiosity is commonly mistaken to be spelled as curiousity. The reasoning for this might be because the root word of this word is curious with the letter “u”. Just remember that whenever you try to use curiosity in a sentence, don’t forget to remove the letter “u”!