concensus vs consensus :

concensus or consensus

There is a consensus among English gurus that we should not misspell "consensus" as "concensus". "Consensus" is derived form the word "sense" and therefore there is an "s" and not a "c". "Concensus" is a misspelling. "Consensus" is a correct spelling.

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  • n  agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole
    the lack of consensus reflected differences in theoretical positions
    those rights and obligations are based on an unstated consensus
News & Articles

  • Consensus reached on rail realignment in Michigan City
    MICHIGAN CITY — A consensus has been reached on realigning the South Shore railroad tracks in Michigan City in a move aimed primarily at reducing travel times to and from Chicago.
    June 14, 2013 - South Bend Tribune
  • No tax increases in New Hanover budget draft
    Consensus didn't come without some heated conversations
    June 14, 2013 - The Wilmington Star-News
  • Op-Ed: The Phony ‘Debate’ Over Climate Change
    In 2004, Naomi Oreskes published the first analysis examining the scientific consensus on climate change in published peer-reviewed research. She scanned over 900 climate papers from 1993 to 2003 to determine how many papers rejected the proposition that humans caused global warming. Remarkably, she found zero rejection papers. Oreskes’ results were cited in An Inconvenient Truth to demonstrate ...
    June 12, 2013 - via Yahoo! News