Definition of dis- in English:

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2Denoting reversal or absence of an action or state: dishonor disintegrate
2.1Denoting separation: discharge disengage
3Denoting removal of the thing specified: disbud dismember
4Expressing completeness or intensification of an unpleasant or unattractive action: discombobulate disgruntled


From Latin, sometimes via Old French des-.

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Syllabification: dis-

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