The Correct spelling is: precious
Common misspellings of the word precious are:
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- Of high cost or worth; valuable.
- Highly esteemed; cherished.
- Dear; beloved.
- Affectedly dainty or overrefined: precious mannerisms.
- Informal. Thoroughgoing; unmitigated: a precious mess.
One who is dear or beloved; a darling. adv.
Used as an intensive: â€œHe had precious little right to complainâ€ (James Agee).
[Middle English, from Old French precios, from Latin pretiÅsus, from pretium, price.]preciously pre'ciousÂ·ly adv.
preciousness pre'ciousÂ·ness n.