What is the hardest word to spell in the English language?
“Sacrilegious” comes from “sacrilege,” not from “religious,” and the fact that they sound so similar is a pure linguistic coincidence. The word “sacrilege” came to be from the Latin sacri-, or “sacred,” and legere, meaning “to gather or steal.”
What are some really hard words?
As a follow up to our article on confusing words, here are ten of the most difficult words in English.Literally. If you know a language purist, watch out. Ironic. Irregardless (instead of regardless) Whom. Colonel. Nonplussed. Disinterested. Enormity. •May 13, 2020
Why am I suddenly making spelling mistakes?
Peripheral agraphia. Peripheral agraphia refers to a loss of writing abilities. While its caused by damage to the brain, it can mistakenly appear to be associated with motor function or visual perception. It involves the loss of the cognitive ability to select and connect letters to form words.