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mind game
noun Date: 1963 a psychological tactic used to manipulate or intimidate — usually used in plural
mind reader
noun Date: 1875 one that professes or is held to be able to perceive another's thought without normal means of communication • mind reading noun
mind reading
noun see mind reader
mind's eye
noun Date: 15th century the mental faculty of conceiving imaginary or recollected scenes; also the mental picture so conceived
mind-altering
adjective Date: 1962 psychoactive
mind-bending
adjective Date: 1952 mind-blowing • mind-bendingly adverb
mind-bendingly
adverb see mind-bending
mind-blowing
adjective Date: 1966 1. psychedelic 1a 2. mind-boggling • mindblower noun • mind-blowingly adverb
mind-blowingly
adverb see mind-blowing
mind-boggling
adjective Date: 1964 mentally or emotionally exciting or overwhelming • mind-bogglingly adverb
mind-bogglingly
adverb see mind-boggling
mind-expanding
adjective Date: 1963 psychedelic 1a
mind-numbing
adjective Date: 1898 relentlessly tedious ; dull • mind-numbingly adverb
mind-numbingly
adverb see mind-numbing
mind-set
noun Date: 1909 1. a mental attitude or inclination 2. a fixed state of mind
Mindanao
geographical name island S Philippines area (including adjacent islands) 38,254 square miles (99,078 square kilometers), population 13,966,000
Mindanao Sea
geographical name sea S Philippines N of Mindanao
mindblower
noun see mind-blowing
minded
adjective Date: 15th century 1. inclined, disposed 2. having a mind especially of a specified kind or concerned with a specified thing — usually used in combination • ...
mindedness
noun see minded
minder
noun see mind II
mindful
adjective Date: 14th century 1. bearing in mind ; aware 2. inclined to be aware • mindfully adverb • mindfulness noun
mindfully
adverb see mindful
mindfulness
noun see mindful
mindless
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. a. marked by a lack of mind or consciousness b. (1) marked by or displaying no use of the powers of the intellect (2) ...
mindlessly
adverb see mindless
mindlessness
noun see mindless
Mindoro
geographical name island central Philippines SW of Luzon area 3759 square miles (9773 square kilometers), population 473,940
mine
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English min, from Old English mīn — more at my Date: before 12th century my — used before a word beginning with a vowel or h or ...
mineable
adjective see minable
minefield
noun Date: 1884 1. an area (as of water or land) set with mines 2. something resembling a minefield especially in having many dangers or requiring extreme caution
minelayer
noun Date: 1886 a naval vessel for laying underwater mines
miner
noun see mine IV
miner's lettuce
noun Date: 1897 a glossy green herb (Montia perfoliata syn. Claytonia perfoliata) of the purslane family especially of western North America that produces racemes of pink to ...
mineral
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin minerale, from neuter of mineralis Date: 15th century 1. ore 2. an inorganic substance (as in the ash of calcined ...
mineral kingdom
noun Date: circa 1691 a basic group of natural objects that includes inorganic objects — compare animal kingdom, plant kingdom
mineral oil
noun Date: 1771 an oil of mineral origin; especially a refined petroleum oil used especially as a laxative
mineral spirits
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1875 a petroleum distillate that is used especially as a paint or varnish thinner
mineral water
noun Date: 15th century water naturally or artificially infused with mineral salts or gases (as carbon dioxide)
mineral wax
noun Date: circa 1864 a wax of mineral origin; especially ozokerite
mineral wool
noun Date: 1872 any of various lightweight vitreous fibrous materials used especially in heat and sound insulation
mineralise
British variant of mineralize
mineralizable
adjective see mineralize
mineralization
noun see mineralize
mineralize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1655 1. to transform (a metal) into an ore 2. a. to impregnate or supply with minerals or an inorganic compound b. to convert ...
mineralizer
noun see mineralize
mineralocorticoid
noun Date: 1946 a corticosteroid (as aldosterone) that affects chiefly the electrolyte and fluid balance in the body — compare glucocorticoid
mineralogic
adjective see mineralogy
mineralogical
adjective see mineralogy
mineralogically
adverb see mineralogy
mineralogist
noun see mineralogy
mineralogy
noun Etymology: probably from New Latin *mineralogia, irregular from Medieval Latin minerale + Latin -logia -logy Date: 1690 1. a science dealing with minerals, their ...
Minerva
noun Etymology: Latin Date: 14th century the Roman goddess of wisdom — compare Athena
minestrone
noun Etymology: Italian, augmentative of minestra, from minestrare to serve, dish up, from Latin ministrare, from minister servant — more at minister Date: 1871 a rich ...
minesweeper
noun Date: 1905 a warship for removing or neutralizing mines by dragging • minesweeping noun
minesweeping
noun see minesweeper
Mineta
biographical name Norman Yoshio 1931- United States secretary of commerce (2000-01); secretary of transportation (2001- )
Ming
noun Etymology: Chinese (Beijing) míng luminous Date: 1795 a Chinese dynasty dated 1368-1644 and marked by restoration of earlier traditions and in the arts by perfection of ...
ming tree
noun Etymology: perhaps from Ming Date: 1948 a dwarfed evergreen conifer grown as bonsai; also an artificial plant resembling this
Mingan Archipelago National Park
geographical name reservation E Canada between Anticosti Island & Quebec mainland
mingle
verb (mingled; mingling) Etymology: Middle English menglen, frequentative of mengen to mix, from Old English mengan; akin to Middle High German mengen to mix, Greek massein to ...
mingy
adjective (mingier; -est) Etymology: perhaps blend of 1mean and stingy Date: 1911 mean, stingy
Minhow
geographical name — see Fuzhou
mini
I. noun (plural minis) Etymology: mini- Date: 1960 something small of its kind: as a. minicar b. miniskirt c. minicomputer II. adjective Date: 1963 1. small in ...
mini-
combining form Etymology: miniature smaller or briefer than usual, normal, or standard
mini-mart
noun Date: 1981 convenience store
miniature
I. noun Etymology: Italian miniatura art of illuminating a manuscript, from Medieval Latin, from Latin miniatus, past participle of miniare to color with minium, from minium red ...
miniature golf
noun Date: 1909 a novelty golf game played with a putter on a miniature course usually having tunnels, bridges, sharp corners, and obstacles
miniature pinscher
noun Date: 1929 any of a breed of toy dogs that suggest a small Doberman pinscher and are 10 to 12 1/2 inches (25 to 32 centimeters) in height at the withers
miniature schnauzer
noun Date: circa 1929 any of a breed of schnauzers that are 12 to 14 inches (30 to 36 centimeters) in height at the withers and are classified as terriers
miniaturist
noun see miniature I
miniaturistic
adjective see miniature I
miniaturization
noun see miniaturize
miniaturize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1946 to design or construct in small size • miniaturization noun
minibar
noun Date: 1976 a small refrigerator in a hotel room that is stocked with especially alcoholic beverages and snacks for guests
minibike
noun Date: 1962 a small one-passenger motorcycle with a low frame and raised handlebars • minibiker noun
minibiker
noun see minibike
minibus
noun Date: 1958 a small bus or van
Minicam
trademark — used for a portable television camera
minicamp
noun Date: 1977 a special abbreviated training camp for football players held usually in the spring or early summer
minicar
noun Date: 1948 a very small automobile; especially subcompact
minicomputer
noun Date: 1967 a small computer that is intermediate between a microcomputer and a mainframe in size, speed, and capacity, that can support time-sharing, and that is often ...
minicourse
noun Date: 1970 a brief course of study usually lasting less than a semester
Minicoy
geographical name island India, southernmost of the Laccadives
minidisc
noun Date: 1989 a miniature optical disk
minidress
noun Date: 1965 a short close-fitting dress
minié ball
noun Etymology: Claude Étienne Minié died 1879 French army officer Date: 1852 a rifle bullet with a conical head used in muzzle-loading firearms
minify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Latin minus less + English -ify Date: 1676 lessen
minikin
noun Etymology: obsolete Dutch minneken darling, ultimately from Middle Dutch minne love, beloved; akin to Old English gemynd mind, memory — more at mind Date: 1761 a small ...
minilab
noun Date: 1982 a retail outlet offering rapid on-site film development and printing
minim
noun Etymology: Latin minimus least Date: 15th century 1. half note 2. something very minute 3. — see weight table • minim adjective
minimal
adjective Date: 1666 1. relating to or being a minimum: as a. the least possible b. barely adequate c. very small or slight 2. often capitalized of, relating ...
minimal art
noun Date: 1965 abstract art consisting primarily of simple geometric forms executed in an impersonal style
minimal brain dysfunction
noun Date: 1966 attention deficit disorder
minimal pair
noun Date: 1942 two linguistic units that differ in a single distinctive feature or constituent (as voice in the initial consonants of bat and pat)
minimalism
noun Date: 1929 1. a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity 2. minimal art
minimalist
I. noun Date: 1907 1. one who favors restricting the functions and powers of a political organization or the achievement of a set of goals to a minimum 2. a. a minimal ...
minimally
adverb see minimal
minimax
noun Etymology: minimum + maximum Date: 1917 the minimum of a set of maxima; especially the smallest of a set of maximum possible losses each of which occurs in the most ...
minimill
noun Date: 1969 a relatively small-scale steel mill that uses scrap metal as starting material
minimise
British variant of minimize
minimization
noun see minimize
minimize
transitive verb (-mized; -mizing) Date: 1825 1. to reduce or keep to a minimum 2. to underestimate intentionally ; play down, soft-pedal • minimization noun • ...
minimizer
noun see minimize
minimum
noun (plural minima or -imums) Etymology: Latin, neuter of minimus smallest; akin to Latin minor smaller — more at minor Date: 1674 1. the least quantity assignable, ...
minimum wage
noun Date: 1860 1. living wage 2. the lowest wage paid or permitted to be paid; specifically a wage fixed by legal authority or by contract as the least that may be paid ...
mining
noun Date: 14th century the process or business of working mines
minion
noun Etymology: Middle French mignon darling Date: circa 1500 1. a servile dependent, follower, or underling 2. one highly favored ; idol 3. a subordinate or petty ...
minipark
noun Date: 1967 a small city park
minipill
noun Date: 1968 a birth control pill that contains a very low dose of progesterone but no estrogen, is taken daily, and is intended to minimize side effects
minischool
noun Date: 1968 an experimental school offering specialized or individual instruction to its students
miniscule
variant of minuscule Usage: The adjective minuscule is etymologically related to minus, but associations with mini- have produced the spelling variant miniscule. This ...
miniseries
noun Date: 1972 a television production of a story presented in sequential episodes
miniskirt
noun Date: 1965 a woman's short skirt with the hemline several inches above the knee • miniskirted adjective
miniskirted
adjective see miniskirt
ministate
noun Date: 1966 a small independent nation
minister
I. noun Etymology: Middle English ministre, from Anglo-French, from Latin minister servant; akin to Latin minor smaller Date: 14th century 1. agent 2. a. one officiating ...
minister plenipotentiary
noun (plural ministers plenipotentiary) Date: 1783 a diplomatic agent ranking below an ambassador but possessing full power and authority
minister resident
noun (plural ministers resident) Date: 1794 a diplomatic agent resident at a foreign court or seat of government and ranking below a minister plenipotentiary
minister-general
noun see minister I
ministerial
adjective Date: 1561 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a minister or the ministry 2. a. being or having the characteristics of an act or duty prescribed by law as ...
ministerially
adverb see ministerial
ministrant
I. adjective Date: circa 1559 archaic performing service in attendance on someone II. noun Date: 1818 one that ministers
ministration
noun Date: 14th century the act or process of ministering
ministroke
noun Date: 1980 transient ischemic attack
ministry
noun (plural -tries) Date: 14th century 1. ministration 2. the office, duties, or functions of a minister 3. the body of ministers of religion ; clergy 4. a person or ...
minitower
noun Date: 1987 a midsize personal computer case that usually stands upright
minivan
noun Date: 1960 a small passenger van
miniver
noun Etymology: Middle English meniver, from Anglo-French menever, from menu small + ver, vair vair Date: 13th century a white fur worn originally by medieval nobles and ...
mink
noun (plural mink or minks) Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century 1. soft fur or pelt of the mink varying in color from white to dark brown 2. either of two ...
minke
noun see minke whale
minke whale
noun Etymology: part translation of Norwegian minkehval, from minke- (perhaps from Meincke, a crewman of Svend Foyn died 1894 Norwegian whaler) + hval whale Date: 1939 a ...
Minn
abbreviation Minnesota
Minneapolis
geographical name city SE Minnesota on Mississippi River population 382,618 • Minneapolitan noun
Minneapolitan
noun see Minneapolis
minnesinger
noun Etymology: German, from Middle High German, from minne love + singer singer Date: 1825 any of a class of German poets and musicians of the 12th to the 14th centuries
Minnesota
geographical name 1. river 332 miles (534 kilometers) S Minnesota flowing from Big Stone Lake to Mississippi River 2. state N United States capital St. Paul area 84,068 ...
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
noun Etymology: University of Minnesota Date: 1943 a test of personal and social adjustment based on a complex scaling of the answers to an elaborate true or false test
Minnesotan
adjective or noun see Minnesota
Minnetonka
geographical name city SE Minnesota E of Lake Minnetonka (12 miles or 19 kilometers long) population 51,301
Minnewit
biographical name see Minuit
Minni
geographical name — see Armenia 1
minnow
noun (plural minnows; also minnow) Etymology: Middle English menawe; akin to Old English myne minnow, Old High German munewa, a kind of fish Date: 15th century 1. a. a ...
Minoan
I. adjective Etymology: Latin minous of Minos, from Greek minōios, from Minōs Minos Date: 1894 of or relating to a Bronze Age culture of Crete that flourished about 3000 ...
minor
I. adjective Etymology: Latin, smaller, inferior; akin to Old High German minniro smaller, Latin minuere to lessen Date: 1526 1. inferior in importance, size, or degree ; ...
minor axis
noun Date: 1862 the chord of an ellipse passing through the center and perpendicular to the major axis
minor element
noun Date: 1941 trace element
minor league
noun Date: 1885 a league of professional clubs in a sport other than the recognized major leagues • minor-league adjective
minor order
noun Date: circa 1741 one of the Roman Catholic or Eastern clerical orders that are lower in rank and less sacred in character than major orders — usually used in plural
minor party
noun Date: 1949 a political party whose electoral strength is so small as to prevent its gaining control of a government except in rare and exceptional circumstances
minor penalty
noun Date: 1925 a 2-minute suspension of a player in ice hockey with no substitute allowed
minor planet
noun Date: 1823 asteroid
minor premise
noun Date: circa 1741 the premise of a syllogism that contains the minor term
minor seminary
noun Date: circa 1948 a Roman Catholic seminary giving all or part of high school and junior college training with emphasis on preparing candidates for a major seminary
minor suit
noun Date: 1916 either of the suits diamonds or clubs having inferior scoring value in bridge
minor term
noun Date: 1599 the term of a syllogism that forms the subject of the conclusion
minor-league
adjective see minor league
Minorca
or Spanish Menorca geographical name island Spain in the Balearic Islands ENE of Majorca; chief city Mahón • Minorcan adjective or noun
Minorcan
adjective or noun see Minorca
Minorite
noun Etymology: from Friar Minor Franciscan Date: 1537 Franciscan
minority
noun (plural -ties) Usage: often attributive Date: 15th century 1. a. the period before attainment of majority b. the state of being a legal minor 2. the smaller in ...
minority leader
noun Date: 1909 the leader of the minority party in a legislative body
Minos
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Minōs Date: 14th century a son of Zeus and Europa and king of Crete who for his just rule is made supreme judge in the underworld after ...
Minot
I. biographical name George Richards 1885-1950 American physician II. geographical name city NW central North Dakota population 36,567
Minotaur
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin Minotaurus, from Greek Minōtauros, from Minōs + tauros bull Date: 14th century a monster shaped half like a man and half like a ...
minoxidil
noun Etymology: perhaps from amino + oxi- (alteration of oxy-) + piperidine + -yl Date: 1970 a peripheral vasodilator C9H15N5O used orally to treat hypertension and ...
Minsk
geographical name city capital of Belarus population 1,589,000
minster
noun Etymology: Middle English, monastery, church attached to a monastery, from Old English mynster, from Late Latin monasterium monastery Date: before 12th century a large ...
minstrel
noun Etymology: Middle English menestrel, from Anglo-French menestral official, servant, minstrel, from Late Latin ministerialis imperial household officer, from Latin ...
minstrelsy
noun Etymology: Middle English minstralcie, from Anglo-French menestralsie, from menestral Date: 14th century 1. the singing and playing of a minstrel 2. a body of ...
mint
I. noun Etymology: Middle English minte, from Old English, from Latin mentha, menta; akin to Greek minthē mint Date: before 12th century 1. any of a family (Labiatae, the ...
mint julep
noun Date: 1809 julep 2
mintage
noun Date: circa 1570 1. the action or process of minting coins 2. an impression placed upon a coin 3. coins produced by minting or in a single period of minting
minter
noun see mint III
Minton
biographical name Sherman 1890-1965 American jurist
minty
adjective see mint I
minuend
noun Etymology: Latin minuendum, neuter of minuendus, gerundive of minuere to lessen — more at minor Date: 1706 a number from which the subtrahend is to be subtracted
minuet
noun Etymology: French menuet, from obsolete French, tiny, from Old French, from menu small, from Latin minutus Date: 1672 1. a slow graceful dance in 3/4 time characterized ...
Minuit
or Minnewit biographical name Peter 1580-1638 Dutch colonial administrator in America
minus
I. preposition Etymology: Middle English, from Latin minus, adverb, less, from neuter of minor smaller — more at minor Date: 15th century 1. diminished by ; less 2. ...
minus sign
noun Date: 1851 a sign - used in mathematics to indicate subtraction (as in 8-6=2) or a negative quantity (as in -10°)
minuscule
I. noun Etymology: French, from Latin minusculus rather small, diminutive of minor smaller Date: 1701 1. a lowercase letter 2. a. one of several ancient and medieval ...
minute
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin minuta, from Latin minutus small, from past participle of minuere to lessen — more at minor Date: 14th ...
minute hand
noun Date: 1720 the long hand that marks the minutes on the face of a watch or clock
minute steak
noun Date: 1921 a small thin steak that can be quickly cooked
minutely
I. adverb Date: 1599 1. into very small pieces 2. in a minute manner or degree II. adjective Date: circa 1616 archaic minute by minute
minuteman
noun Date: 1774 a member of a group of men pledged to take up arms at a minute's notice during and immediately before the American Revolution
minuteness
noun see minute III
minutia
noun (plural minutiae) Etymology: Latin minutiae trifles, details, from plural of minutia smallness, from minutus Date: 1782 a minute or minor detail — usually used in ...
minx
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1576 1. a pert girl 2. a wanton woman
Minya Konka
geographical name — see Gongga Shan
Minya, Al
or Minya, El geographical name — see El Minya
Minya, El
geographical name see Minya, Al
minyan
noun (plural minyanim or -yans) Etymology: Hebrew minyān, literally, number, count Date: 1753 the quorum required for Jewish communal worship that consists of ten male ...
Miocene
adjective Etymology: mio- (from Greek meiōn less) + -cene — more at meiosis Date: 1831 of, relating to, or being an epoch of the Tertiary between the Pliocene and the ...
miosis
also myosis noun (plural mioses; also myoses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek myein to be closed (of the eyes) + New Latin -osis Date: 1807 excessive smallness or ...
miotic
I. noun also myotic Date: 1864 an agent that causes miosis II. adjective also myotic Date: 1864 relating to or characterized by miosis
MIPS
also mips abbreviation million instructions per second
mips
abbreviation see MIPS
miquelet
noun Etymology: Spanish miquelete Date: 1827 a Spanish or French irregular soldier during the Peninsular War
Miquelon
geographical name island off S coast of Newfoundland, Canada, belonging to France — see saint pierre and miquelon
mir
noun Etymology: Russian Date: 1856 a village community in czarist Russia in which land was owned jointly but cultivated by individual families
Mirabeau
biographical name Comte de 1749-1791 Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti French orator & revolutionary
Mirabel
geographical name city Canada in S Quebec population 27,330
mirabile dictu
Etymology: Latin Date: 1804 wonderful to relate
mirabile visu
foreign term Etymology: Latin wonderful to behold
mirabilia
foreign term Etymology: Latin wonders ; miracles
miracidial
adjective see miracidium
miracidium
noun (plural miracidia) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek meirak-, meirax youth, stripling + New Latin -idium Date: 1898 the free-swimming ciliated first larva of a digenetic ...
miracle
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin miraculum, from Latin, a wonder, marvel, from mirari to wonder at Date: 12th century 1. an extraordinary ...
miracle drug
noun Date: 1944 a drug usually newly discovered that elicits a dramatic response in a patient's condition — called also wonder drug
miracle fruit
noun Date: 1964 a tropical African shrub (Synsepalum dulcificum) of the sapodilla family whose small red fruit contains a glycoprotein that when applied to the tongue causes ...
miracle play
noun Date: 1602 1. a medieval drama based on episodes from the life of a saint or martyr 2. mystery play
miraculous
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French miraculos, from Medieval Latin miraculosus, from Latin miraculum Date: 15th century 1. of the nature of a miracle ; ...
miraculously
adverb see miraculous
miraculousness
noun see miraculous
mirador
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Catalan, from mirar to look at, from Latin mirari Date: 1797 a turret, window, or balcony designed to command an extensive outlook
mirage
noun Etymology: French, from mirer to look at, from Latin mirari Date: 1803 1. an optical effect that is sometimes seen at sea, in the desert, or over a hot pavement, that ...
Miramar
geographical name city SE Florida population 72,739
Miranda
adjective Etymology: from Miranda versus Arizona, the United States Supreme Court ruling establishing such rights Date: 1972 of, relating to, or being the legal rights of ...
Mirandize
transitive verb (-dized; -dizing) Date: 1984 to recite the Miranda warnings to (a person under arrest)
mire
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse mȳrr; akin to Old English mōs marsh — more at moss Date: 14th century 1. wet spongy earth (as of a bog or marsh) 2. ...
mirepoix
noun (plural mirepoix) Etymology: French, probably from Charles de Lévis, duc de Mirepoix died 1757 French general, or one of his successors Date: 1877 a sautéed mixture of ...
mirex
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1962 an organochlorine insecticide C10Cl12 formerly used especially against ants
Mirim, Lake
or Spanish Merín geographical name lake 108 miles (174 kilometers) long on boundary between Brazil & Uruguay near Atlantic coast
mirin
noun Etymology: Japanese Date: 1880 a sweet Japanese cooking wine made from fermented rice
mirliton
noun Etymology: Louisiana French Date: circa 1909 chayote
Miró
biographical name Joan 1893-1983 Spanish painter
Mirrlees
biographical name James Alexander 1936- British economist
mirror
I. noun Etymology: Middle English mirour, from Anglo-French mirur, from mirer to look at, from Latin mirari to wonder at Date: 13th century 1. a polished or smooth surface ...
mirror image
noun Date: 1885 1. a. something that has its parts reversely arranged in comparison with another similar thing or that is reversed with reference to an intervening axis or ...
mirrored
adjective see mirror I
mirrorlike
adjective see mirror I
mirth
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English myrgth, from myrge merry — more at merry Date: before 12th century gladness or gaiety as shown by or accompanied with ...
mirthful
adjective see mirth
mirthfully
adverb see mirth
mirthfulness
noun see mirth
mirthless
adjective see mirth
mirthlessly
adverb see mirth
MIRV
I. noun Etymology: multiple independently targeted reentry vehicle Date: 1967 a missile with two or more warheads designed to strike separate enemy targets; also any of the ...
miry
adjective see mire I
Mirzapur
geographical name city N India in SE Uttar Pradesh on the Ganges SW of Varanasi population 169,368
MIS
abbreviation management information systems
mis-
prefix Etymology: partly from Middle English, from Old English; partly from Middle English mes-, mis-, from Anglo-French mes-, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English mis-; akin ...
misadventure
noun Etymology: Middle English mesaventure, from Anglo-French, from mesavenir to turn out badly, from mes- mis- + avenir to happen, from Latin advenire — more at adventure ...
misalliance
noun Etymology: modification of French mésalliance Date: 1738 1. an improper alliance 2. a. mesalliance b. a marriage between persons unsuited to each other
misandrist
noun or adjective see misandry
misandry
noun Etymology: mis- (as in misanthropy) + andr- + 2-y Date: circa 1909 a hatred of men • misandrist noun or adjective
misanthrope
noun Etymology: Greek misanthrōpos hating humankind, from misein to hate + anthrōpos human being Date: 1683 a person who hates or distrusts humankind
misanthropic
adjective Date: 1762 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a misanthrope 2. marked by a hatred or contempt for humankind Synonyms: see cynical • misanthropically ...
misanthropically
adverb see misanthropic
misanthropy
noun Date: 1625 a hatred or distrust of humankind
misapprehend
transitive verb Date: 1628 to apprehend wrongly ; misunderstand • misapprehension noun
misapprehension
noun see misapprehend
misappropriate
transitive verb Date: 1825 to appropriate wrongly (as by theft or embezzlement) • misappropriation noun
misappropriation
noun see misappropriate
misbecome
transitive verb (misbecame; -come; -coming) Date: 1530 to be inappropriate or unbecoming to
misbegotten
adjective Date: 1554 1. unlawfully conceived ; illegitimate 2. a. having a disreputable or improper origin ; ill-conceived b. contemptible, deformed
misbelief
noun Date: 13th century erroneous or false belief ; heresy
misbelieve
intransitive verb Date: 14th century obsolete to hold a false or unorthodox belief
misbeliever
noun Date: 15th century heretic, infidel
misbrand
transitive verb Date: 1892 to brand falsely or in a misleading way; specifically to label in violation of statutory requirements
misc
abbreviation miscellaneous
miscall
transitive verb Date: 14th century to call by a wrong name ; misname
miscarriage
noun Date: circa 1652 1. corrupt or incompetent management; especially a failure in the administration of justice 2. spontaneous expulsion of a human fetus before it is ...

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