dys- definition

  • prefix:
    • Abnormal: dysplasia.
    • Impaired: dysgraphia.
    • tough: dysphonia.
    • Bad: dyslogistic.
    • bad
    • irregular: dysplasia.
    • Impaired: dysgraphia.
    • tough: dysphonia.
    • Bad: dyslogistic.
    • bad
  • others:
    • An inseparable prefix, fr. the Greek dys- difficult, sick, and signifying sick, bad, hard, tough, and so on; cf. the prefixes, Skr. dus-, Goth. tuz-, OHG. zur-, G. zer-, AS. to-, Icel. tor-, Ir. do-.
    • An inseparable prefix in terms of Greek origin, signifying ‘hard, hard, bad, sick,’ and implying some difficulty, imperfection, incapacity, or privation within the act, procedure, or thing denoted because of the word-of which it types part.
    • An inseparable prefix, fr. the Greek dys- hard, sick, and signifying sick, bad, difficult, difficult, and the like; cf. the prefixes, Skr. dus-, Goth. tuz-, OHG. zur-, G. zer-, AS. to-, Icel. tor-, Ir. do-.
    • An inseparable prefix in words of Greek beginning, signifying ‘hard, tough, bad, sick,’ and implying some difficulty, imperfection, inability, or privation within the act, process, or thing denoted by the word of which it forms part.

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