Incorrect spelling, explanation: the base noun, success is spelled with double s at the end. We add the suffix -ful to it to create and an adjective. Success + -ful gives successful – the right spelling.
Correct spelling, explanation: the word successful originates from the noun success to which the suffix -ful (full of or tending to) was added. The suffix -ful is one of the suffixes to create an adjective from a noun. Success is spelled with a double consonant at the end which makes
succesful an incorrect form.
Definition of successful:
adjective, with a positive outcome, having obtained fame or wealth
She is a successful businesswoman and a mother.
My attempt to bake him a birthday cake wasn’t very successful.
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