2 Grammatical errors, typos fixed edit approved Aug 6 '18 at 22:52 Parth Chauhan 1461111 bronze badges Actually you got theYou are wrong track when you wrotesay that the positive charge ofon the aniliumanilinium ion is delocalised in the benzene ring because N can't exceedthat would mean nitrogen having $$5$$ bonds (which is not possible since nitrogen cannot expand its octet). Hence, the aliphatic amines are generally more basic than aromatic amines. Actually you got the wrong track when you wrote that the positive charge of the anilium ion is delocalised in the ring because N can't exceed its octet. Hence, the aliphatic amines are generally more basic than aromatic amines. You are wrong when you say that positive charge on the anilinium ion is delocalised in the benzene ring because that would mean nitrogen having $$5$$ bonds (which is not possible since nitrogen cannot expand its octet). Hence, the aliphatic amines are generally more basic than aromatic amines. 1 answered Jun 12 '17 at 15:03 Vaibhav Dixit 42022 silver badges77 bronze badges Actually you got the wrong track when you wrote that the positive charge of the anilium ion is delocalised in the ring because N can't exceed its octet. Hence, the aliphatic amines are generally more basic than aromatic amines.