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MIS

abbreviation

Definition of MIS

  1. management information systems




mis-

prefix

Simple Definition of mis-

  • : badly : wrongly

  • : bad : wrong

  • : opposite or lack of

Full Definition of mis-

  1. 1 a :  badly :  wrongly <misjudge> b :  unfavorably <misesteem> c :  in a suspicious manner <misdoubt>

  2. 2 :  bad :  wrong <misdeed>

  3. 3 :  opposite or lack of <mistrust>

  4. 4 :  not <misknow>

  1. mis·act

  2. mis·ad·dress

  3. mis·ad·just

  4. mis·ad·min·is·tra·tion

  5. mis·ad·vise

  6. mis·aim

  7. mis·align

  8. mis·align·ment

  9. mis·al·lo·cate

  10. mis·al·lo·ca·tion

  11. mis·anal·y·sis

  12. mis·ap·pli·ca·tion

  13. mis·ap·ply

  14. mis·ap·prais·al

  15. mis·ar·tic·u·late

  16. mis·as·sem·ble

  17. mis·as·sump·tion

  18. mis·at·trib·ute

  19. mis·at·tri·bu·tion

  20. mis·bal·ance

  21. mis·be·have

  22. mis·be·hav·er

  23. mis·be·hav·ior

  24. mis·bound

  25. mis·but·ton

  26. mis·cal·cu·late

  27. mis·cal·cu·la·tion

  28. mis·cap·tion

  29. mis·cat·a·log

  30. mis·chan·nel

  31. mis·char·ac·ter·i·za·tion

  32. mis·char·ac·ter·ize

  33. mis·charge

  34. mis·choice

  35. mis·ci·ta·tion

  36. mis·clas·si·fi·ca·tion

  37. mis·clas·si·fy

  38. mis·code

  39. mis·com·pre·hen·sion

  40. mis·com·pu·ta·tion

  41. mis·com·pute

  42. mis·con·ceive

  43. mis·con·ceiv·er

  44. mis·con·cep·tion

  45. mis·con·nect

  46. mis·con·nec·tion

  47. mis·con·struc·tion

  48. mis·con·strue

  49. mis·copy

  50. mis·cor·re·la·tion

  51. mis·count

  52. mis·cre·ate

  53. mis·cre·a·tion

  54. mis·cut

  55. mis·date

  56. mis·deem

  57. mis·de·fine

  58. mis·de·scribe

  59. mis·de·scrip·tion

  60. mis·de·vel·op

  61. mis·di·ag·nose

  62. mis·di·ag·no·sis

  63. mis·dial

  64. mis·dis·tri·bu·tion

  65. mis·di·vi·sion

  66. mis·draw

  67. mis·ed·u·cate

  68. mis·ed·u·ca·tion

  69. mis·em·pha·sis

  70. mis·em·pha·size

  71. mis·em·ploy

  72. mis·em·ploy·ment

  73. mis·es·ti·mate

  74. mis·es·ti·ma·tion

  75. mis·eval·u·ate

  76. mis·eval·u·a·tion

  77. mis·feed

  78. mis·field

  79. mis·file

  80. mis·fo·cus

  81. mis·func·tion

  82. mis·gauge

  83. mis·gov·ern

  84. mis·gov·ern·ment

  85. mis·grade

  86. mis·iden·ti·fi·ca·tion

  87. mis·iden·ti·fy

  88. mis·in·form

  89. mis·in·for·ma·tion

  90. mis·kick

  91. mis·la·bel

  92. mis·learn

  93. mis·lo·cate

  94. mis·lo·ca·tion

  95. mis·man·age

  96. mis·man·age·ment

  97. mis·mark

  98. mis·mar·riage

  99. mis·match

  100. mis·mate

  101. mis·mea·sure

  102. mis·mea·sure·ment

  103. mis·or·der

  104. mis·ori·ent

  105. mis·ori·en·ta·tion

  106. mis·pack·age

  107. mis·per·ceive

  108. mis·per·cep·tion

  109. mis·plan

  110. mis·po·si·tion

  111. mis·print

  112. mis·pro·gram

  113. mis·quo·ta·tion

  114. mis·quote

  115. mis·reck·on

  116. mis·rec·ol·lec·tion

  117. mis·re·cord

  118. mis·ref·er·ence

  119. mis·reg·is·ter

  120. mis·reg·is·tra·tion

  121. mis·re·late

  122. mis·re·mem·ber

  123. mis·ren·der

  124. mis·re·port

  125. mis·route

  126. mis·set

  127. mis·shape

  128. mis·shap·en

  129. mis·shap·en·ly

  130. mis·sort

  131. mis·strike

  132. mis·throw

  133. mis·time

  134. mis·ti·tle

  135. mis·train

  136. mis·tran·scribe

  137. mis·tran·scrip·tion

  138. mis·trans·late

  139. mis·trans·la·tion

  140. mis·truth

  141. mis·tune

  142. mis·type

  143. mis·uti·li·za·tion

  144. mis·vo·cal·i·za·tion

  145. mis·write

Origin of mis-

partly from Middle English, from Old English; partly from Middle English mes-, mis-, from Anglo-French mes-, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English mis-; akin to Old English missan to miss


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