Definition of MIS

 (Entry 1 of 2)

management information systems

mis-

prefix

Definition of mis- (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : badly : wrongly misjudge
b : unfavorably misesteem
c : in a suspicious manner misdoubt
2 : bad : wrong misdeed
3 : opposite or lack of mistrust
4 : not misknow

History and Etymology for MIS

Prefix

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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“MIS.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/MIS. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of mis-

: badly : wrongly
: bad : wrong
: opposite or lack of

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Kids Definition of mis-

1 : in a way that is bad or wrong misjudge
2 : bad : wrong misfortune
3 : opposite or lack of mistrust

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