disrupt etymology

English word disrupt comes from Latin dis-, Latin rumpere, Latin di-

Detailed word origin of disrupt

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dis- Latin (lat) Asunder, apart, in two. Reversal, removal. Utterly, exceedingly.
rumpere Latin (lat)
di- Latin (lat)
dirumpere Latin (lat)
disruptus Latin (lat)
disrupt English (eng) (obsolete) Torn off or torn asunder; severed; disrupted. (transitive) To improve a product or service in ways that displace an established one and surprise the market.. (transitive) To interrupt or impede.. (transitive) To throw into confusion or disorder.

Words with the same origin as disrupt

Descendants of dis-
address debate defeat delay dessert difference different difficult dinner direct direction director disagree disappear discipline discover discuss disguise display distance distant district dress dressed dressing
Descendants of rumpere
corrupt interrupt
Descendants of di-
digest digestive distinct distinction distinguish distinguished diverse diversion diversity divert divorce