These Are the Most Commonly Misspelled Words in the Country

Here's how to actually spell these tricky terms.

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Not all of us can be spelling bee champions, but you'd be surprised how many people mess up everyday words, especially if they have silent letters or extra vowels. In fact, the team at Google Trends analyzed which word stumps Americans most by mapping the top "how to spell" searches in each state. The results may surprise you—or make you laugh (looking at you, Wisconsin). According to the Google team's findings, the most commonly misspelled term in the entire country is "beautiful," with residents in six different states checking the correct spelling on Google. To find out which word people in your state struggle with the most, read on. And for the places you're probably not saying correctly, These Are the Most Mispronounced Towns in the U.S.

1
Alabama

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Most misspelled word: pneumonia

2
Alaska

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Most misspelled word: schedule

And for more terms you should know how to spell, check out The 25 Most Commonly Misspelled Words in America.

3
Arizona

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Most misspelled word: tomorrow

4
Arkansas

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Most misspelled word: chihuahua

And for more of your favorite dogs, check out The 50 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America.

5
California

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Most misspelled word: beautiful

6
Colorado

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Most misspelled word: tomorrow

And for more surprising definitions, check out the 25 Everyday Words That Used to Have Different Meanings.

7
Connecticut

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Most misspelled word: supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

8
Delaware

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Most misspelled word: hallelujah

9
Florida

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Most misspelled word: receipt

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10
Georgia

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Most misspelled word: gray

11
Hawaii

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Most misspelled word: people

12
Idaho

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Most misspelled word: quote

13
Illinois

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Most misspelled word: appreciate

14
Indiana

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Most misspelled word: hallelujah

15
Iowa

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Most misspelled word: beautiful

16
Kansas

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Most misspelled word: diamond

17
Kentucky

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Most misspelled word: beautiful

18
Louisiana

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Most misspelled word: giraffe

19
Maine

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Most misspelled word: pneumonia

20
Maryland

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Most misspelled word: special

21
Massachusetts

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Most misspelled word: license

22
Michigan

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Most misspelled word: pneumonia

23
Minnesota

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Most misspelled word: beautiful

24
Mississippi

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Most misspelled word: nanny

25
Missouri

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Most misspelled word: maintenance

26
Montana

Surprised positive dark skinned lady points at smart phone device, suggests to have conversation in group chat, glad to recieve many messages of congratulation on mailbox, has overjoyed look
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Most misspelled word: surprise

27
Nebraska

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Most misspelled word: suspicious

28
Nevada

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Most misspelled word: available

29
New Hampshire

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Most misspelled word: diarrhea

30
New Jersey

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Most misspelled word: twelve

31
New Mexico

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Most misspelled word: banana

32
New York

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Most misspelled word: beautiful

33
North Carolina

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Most misspelled word: angel

34
North Dakota

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Most misspelled word: dilemma

35
Ohio

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Most misspelled word: beautiful

36
Oklahoma

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Most misspelled word: patient

37
Oregon

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Most misspelled word: sense

38
Pennsylvania

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Most misspelled word: sauerkraut

39
Rhode Island

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Most misspelled word: liar

40
South Carolina

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Most misspelled word: chihuahua

41
South Dakota

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Most misspelled word: college

42
Tennessee

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Most misspelled word: chaos

43
Texas

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Most misspelled word: maintenance

44
Utah

A older man in a blue short has his nose swabbed by a health care worker in full protective gear for a coronavirus test
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Most misspelled word: disease

45
Vermont

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Most misspelled word: Europe

46
Virginia

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Most misspelled word: delicious

47
Washington

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Most misspelled word: pneumonia

48
West Virginia

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Most misspelled word: supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

49
Wisconsin

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Most misspelled word: Wisconsin

50
Wyoming

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Most misspelled word: priority

And for more terms you may be butchering, check out the 60 Words People Pronounce Differently Across America.

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