How Do You Spell GAINFUL?

Correct spelling for the English word "Gainful" is [ɡ_ˈeɪ_n_f_əl], [ɡˈe͡ɪnfə͡l], [ɡˈe‍ɪnfə‍l]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for GAINFUL

Below is the list of 65 misspellings for the word "gainful". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for GAINFUL

  1. You say that perfect injustice is more gainful than perfect justice - "Plato's Republic" by Plato
  2. There is a Harmony in the several Parts of this Divine Work in the Hearts of People he who leads them to cease from those gainful Employments carried on in that Wisdom which is from beneath delivers also from the Desire after worldly Greatness and reconciles the Mind to a Life so plain that a little doth suffice - "John Woolman's Journal" by John Woolman Commentator: Vida Scudder
  3. Almost exactly half of the men in gainful employment were born outside the United States and due to the rapid growth of the city there has been a considerable influx of workers from the surrounding country in recent years so that a large proportion even of the American working population was born brought up and educated in some other place - "Wage Earning and Education" by R. R. Lutz
  4. The minimum provisions of a good child labor law have been set forth by the committee somewhat as follows As a general proposition no child should be regularly employed in a gainful occupation who is under sixteen years of age - "Problems in American Democracy" by Thames Ross Williamson
  5. In order to be successful in life we must first live on terms of mutual cooperation with our parents second secure the best instruction possible from our teachers third make social progress fourth secure gainful employment either from one employer as in the case of the laborer and the executive or from several as in the cases of professional men - "Analyzing Character" by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb