from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Bad; badly; wrong; wrongly: misconduct.
- Failure; lack: misfire.
- Used as an intensive: misdoubt.
- Variant of miso-.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- bad, badly, wrong, wrongly
- lack or failure
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A prefix used adjectively and adverbially in the sense of amiss, wrong, ill, wrongly, unsuitably.
He does not, however, represent recognizable Jewish thought or practice in his mis- representations of the Torah and other Jewish sancta -- or for that matter, New Testament and Christian biblical interpretation and theology.
And it was a message that was a heat-seeking mis- sile aimed at otherwise clear-thinking individuals who come from the most coddled, overprotected, information-drenched generation in American history.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore's rules serve "as a protection from hopefully mis- selling from the bankers to the clients."
Others will say let's not do it if the results of the test are so prone to mis- or over-interpretation.
In the real world, we often cannot, in part because so much mis- and disinformation competes for our attention.
July 27 Bloomberg -- Banco Santander SA, Spain's biggest bank, said second-quarter profit dropped 38 percent as Spanish loan provisions surged and it set aside funds for customers mis- sold personal-loan insurance in the U.K.
But I do have a problem with irresponsible "guns for hire" spreading mis- and dis-information on companies solely for the purpose of accommodating short sellers.
She’s only a baby; an innocent baby with the mis- fortune to end up with me as a mother.