mis- etymology

English word mis- comes from Middle English mis-

Detailed word origin of mis-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mis- Middle English (enm)
mis- English (eng) Bad or wrong; badly or wrongly. In error. Lack or failure.

Words with the same origin as mis-

Descendants of mis-
misapprehension misappropriation misbehavior miscalculation misconception misconduct misdirect misdirection misfit misfortune mishap misinterpret misinterpretation misjudge mismanagement mismatch misprint misrepresentation misstep mistreat mistreatment mistrial mistrust misunderstand misuse