10 Over Used Eng­lish Words and What You Can Use Instead

Here’s a great list for overused words!


  •  Lit­tle- small, insuf­fi­cient, minute, tiny, mea­gre, slight, mini, petite, brief, lim­it­ed 💡
  • Pret­ty- attrac­tive, beau­ti­ful, cute, ele­gant, good-look­ing, love­ly, pleas­ant, hand­some (for a male)
  • Saw- glimpsed, spied, gazed, looked, watched, observed, glanced 🙄
  • Com­fort­able- appro­pri­ate, com­pla­cent, con­ve­nient, cozy, easy, loose, pleas­ant, relaxed, use­ful, snug
  • Nice- like­able, agree­able, love­ly, friend­ly, kind, thought­ful, decent 🙂
  • Inter­est­ing- engag­ing, exot­ic, fas­ci­nat­ing, impres­sive, intrigu­ing, stim­u­lat­ing, unusu­al, strik­ing, love­ly, com­pelling 😯

And More Overused Eng­lish Words

  • Good- fine, excel­lent, great, mar­velous, won­der­ful, sat­is­fy­ing, ter­rif­ic, delight­ful 😀
  • Said- told, respond­ed, stat­ed, remarked, com­ment­ed, replied, exclaimed, men­tioned
  • Awe­some- amaz­ing, alarm­ing, aston­ish­ing, awful, awe-inspir­ing, dread­ful, breath­tak­ing, impos­ing, impres­sive, mag­nif­i­cent, won­der­ful 😛
  • Like- love, pre­fer, appre­ci­ate, fan­cy, enjoy, favour, want, adore 😉

Thesaurus for the Word of the Day!

Thesaurus for
Synonyms: banal, bland, flat, innocent, innoxious, inobnoxious, inoffensive, insipid, jejune, kind, painless, safe, sapless, unobjectionable, unoffending, weak
Antonyms: bad, damaging, destructive, harmful, hurtful, injurious

Match Up :)

Match Up
Select word:
redoubt voice box
putsch sconce
larynx cure-all
coppice coup d’etat
panacea brushwood

Match each word in the left column with its synonym on the right. The words on the right are not in order. When finished, put your responses in the comments and tomorrow I’ll give the results. Good luck!

Thesaurus for the WOD


Thesaurus for Vacillate
– verb
go back and forth
Synonyms: alternate, be indecisive, be irresolute, change, change mind, dither, fence-straddle, fluctuate, hedge, hem and haw, hesitate, hover, oscillate, pause, pussyfoot around, reel, rock, run hot and cold, seesaw, shilly-shally, stagger, straddle, sway, swing, waffle, waver, whiffle, yo-yo
Antonyms: remain, stay

Thesaurus for the Word of the Day


Thesaurus for Precocious
– adjective
exceptionally smart, ahead of age in understanding
Synonyms: advanced, aggressive, ahead of time, beforehand, bold, brassy, bright, cheeky, cocky, developed, early, flip, flippant, forward, fresh, intelligent, mature, nervy, premature, presumptuous, pushy, quick, sassy, smart-alecky
Antonyms: stupid

Thesaurus for the Word of the Day!


– adjective
easygoing, casual
Synonyms: airy, breezy, buoyant, carefree, careless, free and easy, gay, happy-go-lucky, heedless, jaunty, lighthearted, nonchalant, sunny, thoughtless, unconcerned, untroubled, unworried
Antonyms: anxious, high-strung, nervous

Synonyms and Antonyms

– adjective
encouraging; favorable
Synonyms: advantageous, bright, favorable, felicitous, fortunate, golden, halcyon, happy, hopeful, lucky, opportune, promising, propitious, prosperous, rosy, timely, well-timed
Antonyms: inauspicious, inopportune, ominous, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky