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Origin: Partly from Old English mis-, partly from Old French mes-

mis-

prefix
     
mis-
1 bad or badly:
misfortune (=bad luck)
He's been misbehaving.
2 wrong or wrongly:
a miscalculation
I misunderstood you.
3 used to refer to an opposite or the lack of something:
What caused this anger and mistrust (=lack of trust)?

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