30+ Hard Spelling Words which are Difficult to Pronounce

English is not a language that you need to take it very seriously all the time. If you make the process more fun then you would be able to grasp the things easily. When you are learning new things or words you might come across some words that become very tough to spell as well as pronounce.

It would be really fun to think about such words and get to know what they mean. All these things also make us wonder as to what is it that makes English learning so difficult.

We have been knowing that most of the words are difficult to spell as they have been added to the dictionary from all those languages which are quite different from our own. The languages such as Sanskrit, Welsh and African provide words that are a bit difficult to pronounce, phrase them into some sentences or spell them. This happens because there is two to three letter which is silent. Sometimes they also have unique double letters such as KK or AA or II. Hence we find it difficult to spell or pronounce.

Top 30 Difficult English Words to Pronounce and Spell Correctly

In this session, we would be helping you to get command of some of the hardest spelled words or difficult words. This comprehensive list will feature some of the words that would be ending with a consonant or might be a bit confusing. But we have also provided the meaning of those words so it would be good for you to understand them.

It would always be fun to know how many of them you could recognize. It will help you to improve your spelling and will be helpful in using them. 

Smaragdine

An adjective: Meaning — Having the color of emeralds, of or relating to emeralds

Elucubrate

A verb: Meaning — Compose or write by working studiously at night.

Odontalgia

A noun: Meaning — Toothache.

Vivisepulture

A noun: Meaning — The practice or act of burying alive.

Euonym

A noun: Meaning — A name well suited to a place, person or thing Named

Logorrhea

An adjective: Meaning — A state of excessive and often incoherent wordiness or talkativeness.

Prospicience

A noun: Meaning — Foresight, the act of looking forward

Autochthonous

An adjective: Meaning— Originating or formed in the place where found, native.

Laodicean

An adjective: Meaning — Indifferent or lukewarm in religion or politics

Cymotrichous

An adjective: Meaning — Having wavy hair.

Eudaemonic

An adjective: Meaning — Producing happiness.

 

Precocious

An adjective: Meaning – unusually mature, most especially in mental development.

Unconscious

 An adjective: Meaning – without awareness; not conscious.

Questionnaire

A noun: Meaning – a list of questions; survey.

Ursprache

A hypothetically reconstructed parent-language, as Proto-Germanic, the ancestor of the Germanic-languages.

Appoggiatura

A tone preceding an essential melodic note.

Pococurante

Indifferent, nonchalant.

Succedaneum

A substitute

Chiaroscurist

An artist specializing in chiaroscuro.

Xanthosis

Yellowish discoloration of degenerating tissues.

Antediluvian

Relating to the period before the flood as described in the Bible.

Hard Spelling Noun, Adjective and Verb Words with Meanings

Acquiesce

A verb: Meaning – to accept as inevitable; to comply passively.

Vengeance

A noun: Meaning – punishment inflicted for wrong done.

Demitasse

A noun: Meaning – small coffee cup.

Conscientious

An adjective: Means – careful, particular, taking great care.

Onomatopoeia

A noun: Meaning – the formation of words by imitating a sound of action or noise described such as, honk, or meow.

Chauffeur

A noun: Meaning – a person hired to drive a private automobile.

Idiosyncrasy

A noun: Meaning – a mannerism or habit peculiar to an individual.

 Chrysanthemum

A noun: Meaning – a widely-cultivated plant with brightly colored flower heads.

Surveillance

A noun: Meaning – continuous observation of a place, person or activity in order to gather information.

Liaison

A noun: Meaning – a person who maintains connections between people or groups.

 

 

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