Correct spelling, explanation: the word amazing is an adjective, formed from the verb amaze. There is no vowel i after a and before z. It has already existed in Old English as amasian consisting of the perfective prefix a and verb masian, meaning to confuse. Although the meaning of this word is different nowadays, the spelling is very similar. Accordingly, amazing is correct, not
Definition of amazing:
something is amazing when it is surprising, wonderful, and astonishing,
It’s amazing that I got this job.
What an amazing view from your window!
Phrases with amazing:
amazing to someone
The result is rather amazing to me.
After leaving the spa, she felt amazing.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: the correct pronunciation of amazing is [əˈmeɪzɪŋ] where the vowel i is heard. But this vowel is not written and therefore, the form
amaizing is wrong. Besides, the word comes from Old English as amasian where there are also no additional vowels. This is the reason why amazing is spelled correctly and amaizing incorrectly.
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