Hardest Spelling Words in English

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At first, this is a very difficult word list for most people, and they are particularly hard to spell because of few rules to follow. So it's called the 100 Hardest Spelling Words in English. These words aren't supposed to align with any vocabulary level or spelling bee competition; they are just for fun so that you can know some real hard words to spell in English. Please try some through our spelling tool; it may open a window to show your English talent.
 Hardest Spelling Words in English

Hardest Spelling Words in English

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abacaxi
abgesang
abiuret
acquiesce
aitch
aloisiite
antediluvian
atheist
atlatl
autochthonous
bellwether
bhagavata
bhikku
bologna
bourgeois
cassioberry
cemetery
chauffeur
chhatri
chlorophyll
chrematistic
chthonic
coelacanth
connoisseur
conscientious
daiquiri
demitasse
dhole
dilate
dvandva
eczema
egueiite
eichhornia
eudaemonic
feuilleton
fjeld
foudroyant
fuchsia
gubernatorial
harass
hierarchy
idiosyncrasy
indict
indispensable
inoculate
irascible
kernel
khedive
kiekie
kierkegaardian
kwakiutl
liaison
liquefy
logorrhea
malfeasance
manoeuvre
mbira
memento
milquetoast
minuscule
mischievous
mlechchha
nausea
nauseous
ngege
ngwee
onomatopoeia
orangutan
paraphernalia
pfennig
phthisis
precocious
prosciutto
prospicience
pschent
psephology
psoriasis
ptarmic
pterodactyl
ptosis
pycnogonid
qiviut
rhathymia
rhythm
sacrilegious
schokker
sforzando
sgabello
sherbet
sjambok
soubrette
stichomythia
supersede
surveillance
svedberg
synecdoche
takkanah
tchaviche
teonanacatl
tjaele
tyranny
tzigane
vengeance
vignette
weltanschauung
ylem
ytterbium
zwetschenwasser

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abacaxi
Pronounce   n. a large, sweet pineapple grown especially in Brazil
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abgesang
Pronounce   n. the concluding section in musical and poetic
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abiuret
Pronounce   a. not giving the biuret reaction
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acquiesce
Pronounce   v. agree or express agreement
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aitch
Pronounce   n. the letter h or the sound represented by it
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aloisiite
Pronounce   n. a mineral consisting of hydrous subsilicate of calcium, ferrous iron, magnesium, and sodium
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antediluvian
Pronounce   a. so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
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atheist
Pronounce   n. someone who denies the existence of god
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atlatl
Pronounce   n. stick used by some indigenous peoples of North America
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autochthonous
Pronounce   a. of rocks, deposits, etc.; found where they and their constituents were formed, originating where it is found
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bellwether
Pronounce   n. sheep that leads the herd often wearing a bell, someone who assumes leadership of a movement or activity
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bhagavata
Pronounce   n. a devotional worshipper of a deity, especially of Vishnu
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bhikku
Pronounce   n. a Buddhist monk or religious mendicant
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bologna
Pronounce   n. large smooth-textured smoked sausage of beef and veal and pork
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bourgeois
Pronounce   a. conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class, belonging to the middle class
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cassioberry
Pronounce   n. a shrub of the southern US, and also its fruit
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cemetery
Pronounce   n. a tract of land used for burials
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chauffeur
Pronounce   n. a man paid to drive a privately owned car
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chhatri
Pronounce   n. a funerary monument, a chapel built over a tomb
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chlorophyll
Pronounce   n. any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms
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chrematistic
Pronounce   a. of, relating to, or occupied in the gaining of wealth
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chthonic
Pronounce   a. dwelling beneath the surface of the earth
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coelacanth
Pronounce   n. fish thought to have been extinct since the Cretaceous period but found in 1938 off the coast of Africa
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connoisseur
Pronounce   n. an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts
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conscientious
Pronounce   a. guided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right and wrong, characterized by extreme care and great effort
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daiquiri
Pronounce   n. cocktail containing rum and lime juice;
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demitasse
Pronounce   n. small coffee cup;
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dhole
Pronounce   n. fierce wild dog of the forests of central and southeast Asia that hunts in packs
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dilate
Pronounce   v. become wider, add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
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dvandva
Pronounce   n. a class of compound words having two immediate constituents that are equal in rank and related to each other as if joined by
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eczema
Pronounce   n. generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages
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egueiite
Pronounce   n. a mineral that consists of a hydrous basic ferric iron phosphate with a little calcium and aluminum
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eichhornia
Pronounce   n. a genus of chiefly tropical floating aquatic herbs having rounded or broad clustered leaves
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eudaemonic
Pronounce   a. conducive to happiness
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feuilleton
Pronounce   n. part of newspaper or magazine devoted to fiction
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fjeld
Pronounce   n. a barren plateau of the Scandinavian upland
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foudroyant
Pronounce   a. coming on suddenly with great severity
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fuchsia
Pronounce   n. any of various tropical shrubs widely cultivated for their showy drooping purplish or reddish or white flowers; Central and South America and New Zealand and Tahiti
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gubernatorial
Pronounce   a. relating to a governor
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harass
Pronounce   v. annoy continually or chronically, exhaust by attacking repeatedly
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hierarchy
Pronounce   n. a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system, the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
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idiosyncrasy
Pronounce   n. a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
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indict
Pronounce   v. accuse formally of a crime
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indispensable
Pronounce   a. absolutely necessary; vitally necessary, not to be dispensed with; essential
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inoculate
Pronounce   v. introduce a microorganism into, perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
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irascible
Pronounce   a. quickly aroused to anger, characterized by anger
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kernel
Pronounce   n. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience, a single whole grain of a cereal
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khedive
Pronounce   n. one of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914
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kiekie
Pronounce   n. a New Zealand climbing shrub with edible berries
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kierkegaardian
Pronounce   a. relating to or characteristic of Kierkegaard or his works, follower of Kierkegaard;
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kwakiutl
Pronounce   n. member of North American people of NW Pacific coast; Wakashan language of Kwakiutl, now with few speakers
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liaison
Pronounce   n. a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship, a channel for communication between groups
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liquefy
Pronounce   v. make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating, become liquid or fluid when heated
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logorrhea
Pronounce   n. pathologically excessive (and often incoherent) talking
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malfeasance
Pronounce   n. wrongful conduct by a public official
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manoeuvre
Pronounce   v. perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
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mbira
Pronounce   n.an African musical instrument that consists of a wooden or gourd resonator and a varying number of tuned metal or wooden strips
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memento
Pronounce   n. a reminder of past events
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milquetoast
Pronounce   n. a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
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minuscule
Pronounce   n. a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts, very small
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mischievous
Pronounce   a. deliberately causing harm or damage, naughtily or annoyingly playful
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mlechchha
Pronounce   n.one who does not practice Hinduism
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nausea
Pronounce   n. the state that precedes vomiting, disgust so strong it makes you feel sick
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nauseous
Pronounce   a. feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit, causing or able to cause nausea
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ngege
Pronounce   n. an important African cichlid food fish
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ngwee
Pronounce   n. monetary unit of Zambia, equal to one hundredth of kwacha;
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onomatopoeia
Pronounce   n. using words that imitate the sound they denote
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orangutan
Pronounce   n. large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits
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paraphernalia
Pronounce   n. equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
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pfennig
Pronounce   n. (until introduction of euro in 2002) monetary unit of Germany, equal to one hundredth of mark;
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phthisis
Pronounce   n. pulmonary tuberculosis or similar progressive wasting disease;
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precocious
Pronounce   a. characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity, especially in mental aptitude
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prosciutto
Pronounce   n. raw cured Italian ham
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prospicience
Pronounce   n. the act of looking forward, foresight
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pschent
Pronounce   n. headdress of the later Egyptian pharaohs formed of the two crowns
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psephology
Pronounce   n. statistical study of elections and trends in voting;
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psoriasis
Pronounce   n. a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales; occurs especially on the scalp and ears and genitalia and the skin over bony prominences
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ptarmic
Pronounce   n. a substance that causes sneezing
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pterodactyl
Pronounce   n. extinct flying reptile
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ptosis
Pronounce   n. drooping of upper eyelid due to paralysis or disease
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pycnogonid
Pronounce   n. any of various small long-legged marine arthropods (class Pycnogonida) that superficially resemble spiders
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qiviut
Pronounce   n. the wool of the undercoat of the musk ox
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rhathymia
Pronounce   n. the state of being carefree : light-heartedness
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rhythm
Pronounce   n. recurring at regular intervals
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sacrilegious
Pronounce   a. grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
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schokker
Pronounce   n. a large Dutch cutter, yawl, or ketch-rigged pleasure boat
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sforzando
Pronounce   n. an accented chord, (music) a notation written above a note and indicating that it is to be played with a strong initial attack
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sgabello
Pronounce   n. an Italian-Renaissance wooden side chair consisting of a stool or similar form with a simple upright back
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sherbet
Pronounce   n. a frozen dessert made primarily of fruit juice and sugar, but also containing milk or egg-white or gelatin
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sjambok
Pronounce   n. long, stiff whip, originally made of rhinoceros hide
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soubrette
Pronounce   n. actress playing lively flirtatious role;
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stichomythia
Pronounce   n. dialogue in which two characters speak alternate lines of verse;
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supersede
Pronounce   v. take the place or move into the position of
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surveillance
Pronounce   n. close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
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svedberg
Pronounce   n. unit of time equal to 10 13 seconds;
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synecdoche
Pronounce   n. substituting a more inclusive term for a less inclusive one or vice versa
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takkanah
Pronounce   n. a rabbinic ordinance initiating a practice not directly based on biblical authority or oral tradition
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tchaviche
Pronounce   n. a large, usually red-fleshed, commercially important salmon
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teonanacatl
Pronounce   n. any of several mushrooms that are sources of hallucinogens
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tjaele
Pronounce   n. frozen ground, permanently frozen ground
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tyranny
Pronounce   n. a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator, dominance through threat of punishment and violence
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tzigane
Pronounce   n. Hungarian Gypsy;
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vengeance
Pronounce   n. the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life
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vignette
Pronounce   n. a small illustrative sketch (as sometimes placed at the beginning of chapters in books), a brief literary description
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weltanschauung
Pronounce   n. particular philosophy or view of life;
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ylem
Pronounce   n. (in Big Bang theory) primordial matter of universe, originally conceived as composed of neutrons;
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ytterbium
Pronounce   n. chemical element of atomic number 70, silvery-white metal of lanthanide series;
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zwetschenwasser
Pronounce   n. a colorless plum brandy with a bitter almond taste
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