Definition of dis- in English:



1Expressing negation: disadvantage disbelieve
2Denoting reversal or absence of an action or state: diseconomy disaffirm
3Denoting removal of something: disbud
3.1Denoting separation: discarnate
3.2Denoting expulsion: disbar
4Expressing completeness or intensification of an unpleasant or unattractive action: disgruntled


from Latin, sometimes via Old French des-.

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Word of the day dinkum
Pronunciation: ˈdɪŋkəm
(of an article or person) genuine, honest, true