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How Do You Spell ZEALOUS?

Correct spelling for the English word "zealous" is [ zˈɛləs] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Common Misspellings for zealous

Below is the list of 3 misspellings for the word "zealous". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

  • zelous (89.3%)
  • zealious (7.1%)
  • zelotus (3.6%)

Usage Examples for zealous

  1. Some zealous Bourbonists kissed their hands at risk of being trampled on. - "Story of My Life, volumes 1-3" by Augustus J. C. Hare
  2. And what parents would wish to see their children zealous for suffering? - "Letters of a Javanese Princess" by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus
  3. He may be a zealous advocate for the spread of knowledge;- but that is not education. - "A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education" by James Gall
  4. " Indeed it is my business, Miss Regina," interrupted the old nurse, zealous for her authority. - "Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
  5. The soph team was not quite so zealous but put in at least two afternoons a week at practice. - "Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester