MIS

1 of 2

abbreviation

management information systems

mis-

2 of 2

prefix

1
a
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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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Cite this Entry

“MIS.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/MIS. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

mis-

prefix
1
: badly : wrongly
misjudge
2
: bad : wrong
misdeed
3
: opposite or lack of
mistrust
Etymology

Prefix

partly from Old English mis- "badly, wrongly," and partly from early French mes- (same meaning)

Medical Definition

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