Confused About ‘Ence’ And ‘Ance’?

Have you ever wondered which way to end a word with either ‘ence’ or ‘ance’? Today’s featured post helps to dispel some of the mystery.

 

A reader asked if there were some easy-to-remember spelling tip for dealing with words ending in -ence and -ance.

Both endings derive from Latin nouns.

Words from Latin nouns ending in -entia affluence from affluentia, “abundance” audience from audientia, “a hearing” benevolence from benevolentia, “good will” continence from continentia, “self-control” diligence from diligentia, “accuracy” Click here to learn more.

Nancy

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