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misbelieve
—misbeliever, n. —misbelievingly, adv. /mis'bi leev"/, v., misbelieved, misbelieving. Obs. v.i. 1. to believe wrongly; hold an erroneous belief. v.t. 2. to disbelieve; ...
misbeliever
See misbelieve. * * *
misbestow
v.t. * * *
misbill
v.t. * * *
misbind
v., misbound, misbinding. * * *
misbrand
/mis brand"/, v.t. 1. to brand or label erroneously. 2. to brand illegally, as with another's trademark. [1900-05; MIS-1 + BRAND] * * *
misbrew
v.t. * * *
misbuild
v., misbuilt, misbuilding. * * *
misbutton
v.t. * * *
misbuttoned
adj. * * *
misc
misc abbrev. 1. miscellaneous 2. miscellany * * *
misc.
1. miscellaneous. 2. miscellany. * * *
Misc. Doc.
miscellaneous document. * * *
miscalculate
—miscalculation, n. —miscalculator, n. /mis kal"kyeuh layt'/, v.t., v.i., miscalculated, miscalculating. to calculate or judge incorrectly: to miscalculate the time ...
miscalculation
See miscalculate. * * *
miscall
—miscaller, n. /mis kawl"/, v.t. to call by a wrong name. [1400-50; late ME; see MIS-1, CALL] * * *
Miscanthus
▪ plant genus  genus of about eight species of tall perennial grasses in the family Poaceae, native primarily to southeastern Asia. Eulalia (M. sinensis) and two other ...
miscaption
v.t. * * *
miscarriage
/mis kar"ij/; for 1 also /mis"kar'ij/, n. 1. the expulsion of a fetus before it is viable, esp. between the third and seventh months of pregnancy; spontaneous abortion. Cf. ...
miscarry
/mis kar"ee/; for 1 also /mis"kar'ee/, v.i., miscarried, miscarrying. 1. to have a miscarriage of a fetus. 2. to fail to attain the right or desired end; be unsuccessful: The ...
miscast
/mis kast", -kahst"/, v.t., miscast, miscasting. 1. to assign an unsuitable role to (an actor): Tom was miscast as Romeo. 2. to allot (a role) to an unsuitable actor. 3. to ...
miscatalog
v.t. * * *
miscategorize
v.t., miscategorized, miscategorizing. * * *
miscategorized
adj. * * *
misce
/mis"ee, mees/, v. (in prescriptions) mix. [ < L] * * *
miscegenation
—miscegenetic /mis'i jeuh net"ik, mi sej'euh-/, adj. /mi sej'euh nay"sheuhn, mis'i jeuh-/, n. 1. marriage or cohabitation between a man and woman of different races, esp., in ...
miscegenational
See miscegenation. * * *
miscellanea
/mis'euh lay"nee euh/, n.pl. miscellaneous collected writings, papers, or objects. [1565-75; < L miscellanea hash, hodgepodge, n. use of neut. pl. of MISCELLANEUS ...
miscellaneous
—miscellaneously, adv. —miscellaneousness, n. /mis'euh lay"nee euhs/, adj. 1. consisting of members or elements of different kinds; of mixed character: a book of ...
miscellaneously
See miscellaneous. * * *
miscellaneousness
See miscellaneously. * * *
miscellanist
/mis"euh lay'nist/; Brit. /mi sel"euh nist/, n. a person who writes, compiles, or edits miscellanies. [1800-10; MISCELLAN(Y) + -IST] * * *
miscellany
/mis"euh lay'nee/; Brit. /mi sel"euh nee/, n., pl. miscellanies. 1. a miscellaneous collection or group of various or somewhat unrelated items. 2. a miscellaneous collection of ...
miscensure
v., miscensured, miscensuring. * * *
misch metal
/mish/ a pyrophoric alloy, containing approximately 50 percent cerium and 45 percent lanthanum, made from a mixture of various rare-earth chlorides by electrolysis. [1920-25; < G ...
mischance
/mis chans", -chahns"/, n. a mishap or misfortune. [1250-1300; MIS-1 + CHANCE; r. ME mescheance < OF] * * *
mischannel
v., mischanneled, mischanneling or (esp. Brit.) mischannelled, mischannelling. * * *
mischanter
/mis chan"teuhr, mi shan"-/, n. Scot. and North Eng. mishanter. * * *
mischaracterization
See mischaracterize. * * *
mischaracterize
v.t., mischaracterized, mischaracterizing. * * *
mischarge
v., mischarged, mischarging. * * *
mischief
/mis"chif/, n. 1. conduct or activity that playfully causes petty annoyance. 2. a tendency or disposition to tease, vex, or annoy. 3. a vexatious or annoying action. 4. harm or ...
mischief night
Halloween or, in some areas, the night before Halloween, as an occasion for pranks and minor vandalism by young people. [1860-65] * * *
mischief-maker
—mischief-making, adj., n. /mis"chif may'keuhr/, n. a person who causes mischief, esp. one who stirs up discord, as by talebearing. [1700-10] * * *
mischief-making
See mischief-maker. * * *
mischievous
—mischievously, adv. —mischievousness, n. /mis"cheuh veuhs/, adj. 1. maliciously or playfully annoying. 2. causing annoyance, harm, or trouble. 3. roguishly or slyly teasing, ...
mischievously
See mischievous. * * *
mischievousness
See mischievously. * * *
mischoose
/mis choohz"/, v., mischose; mischosen or (Obs.) mischose; mischoosing. v.i. 1. to make a wrong or improper choice. v.t. 2. to choose wrongly or improperly. [1200-50; MIS-1 + ...
miscibility
See miscible. * * *
miscible
—miscibility, n. /mis"euh beuhl/, adj. Chem., Physics. capable of being mixed: miscible ingredients. [1560-70; < L misc(ere) to mix, mingle + -IBLE] * * *
miscite
—miscitation, n. /mis suyt"/, v.t., v.i., miscited, misciting. to misquote. [1585-95; MIS-1 + CITE] * * *
misclaim
v.t. * * *
misclass
v. * * *
misclassify
v.t., misclassified, misclassifying. * * *
miscode
/mis kohd"/, v.t., miscoded, miscoding. to code mistakenly, as in data processing. [1960-65; MIS-1 + CODE (v.)] * * *
miscoin
v. * * *
miscoinage
n. * * *
miscolor
/mis kul"euhr/, v.t. 1. to give a wrong color to. 2. to misrepresent: She miscolored the facts. [1800-10; MIS-1 + COLOR] * * *
miscommunicate
—miscommunication, n. /mis'keuh myooh"ni kayt'/, v.t., v.i., miscommunicated, miscommunicating. to communicate mistakenly, unclearly, or inadequately. [MIS1- + COMMUNICATE] * * ...
miscommunication
mis·com·mu·ni·ca·tion (mĭs'kə-myo͞o'nĭ-kāʹshən) n. 1. Lack of clear or adequate communication. 2. An unclear or inadequate communication. * * *
miscompute
v., miscomputed, miscomputing. * * *
misconceive
—misconceiver, n. /mis'keuhn seev"/, v.t., v.i., misconceived, misconceiving. to conceive or interpret wrongly; misunderstand. [1350-1400; ME; see MIS-1, CONCEIVE] * * *
misconceiver
See misconceive. * * *
misconception
/mis'keuhn sep"sheuhn/, n. an erroneous conception; mistaken notion. [1655-65; MIS-1 + CONCEPTION] * * *
misconduct
n. /mis kon"dukt/; v. /mis'keuhn dukt"/, n. 1. improper conduct; wrong behavior. 2. unlawful conduct by an official in regard to his or her office, or by a person in the ...
misconjecture
v., misconjectured, misconjecturing; n. * * *
misconjugate
v., misconjugated, misconjugating. * * *
misconnect
v. * * *
misconstruction
/mis'keuhn struk"sheuhn/, n. 1. wrong construction; misinterpretation: to put a misconstruction upon an action. 2. an act or instance of misconstruing. [1505-15; MIS-1 + ...
misconstrue
/mis'keuhn strooh"/ or, esp. Brit., /mis kon"strooh/, v.t., misconstrued, misconstruing. to misunderstand the meaning of; take in a wrong sense; misinterpret. [1350-1400; ME; see ...
miscoordinate
v., miscoordinated, miscoordinating. * * *
miscopy
/mis kop"ee/, v., miscopied, miscopying, n., pl. miscopies. v.t. 1. to copy incorrectly: to miscopy an address. n. 2. an incorrect copy. [1815-25; MIS-1 + COPY] * * *
miscounsel
/mis kown"seuhl/, v.t., miscounseled, miscounseling or (esp. Brit.) miscounselled, miscounselling. to advise wrongly. [1350-1400; ME; see MIS-1, COUNSEL] * * *
miscount
v. /mis kownt"/; n. /mis"kownt'/, v.t., v.i. 1. to count or calculate erroneously. n. 2. an erroneous counting; miscalculation. [1350-1400; MIS-1 + COUNT1; r. ME mesconten < MF ...
miscreance
/mis"kree euhns/, n. a misbelief or false religious faith. [1350-1400; ME < MF mescreance, equiv. to mes- MIS-1 + creance < VL *credentia CREDENCE] * * *
miscreancy
/mis"kree euhn see/, n. 1. the state or condition of a miscreant; villainy. 2. Archaic. miscreance. [1605-15; MISCRE(ANT) + -ANCY] * * *
miscreant
/mis"kree euhnt/, adj. 1. depraved, villainous, or base. 2. Archaic. holding a false or unorthodox religious belief; heretical. n. 3. a vicious or depraved person; villain. 4. ...
miscreate
—miscreation, n. —miscreative, adj. —miscreator, n. v. /mis'kree ayt"/; adj. /mis"kree it, -ayt'/, v., miscreated, miscreating, adj. Rare. v.t., v.i. 1. to create amiss or ...
miscreated
/mis'kree ay"tid/, adj. badly or wrongly created; misshapen; monstrous. [1575-85; MIS-1 + CREATED] * * *
miscreation
See miscreate. * * *
miscue
miscue1 /mis kyooh"/, n., v., miscued, miscuing. n. 1. Sports. a failure to execute a play, stroke, or maneuver properly; an error. 2. Informal. a mistake. 3. Informal. to make a ...
miscultivated
adj. * * *
miscut
v., miscut, miscutting. * * *
misdate
/mis dayt"/, v., misdated, misdating, n. v.t. 1. to assign or affix a wrong date to. n. 2. a wrong date. [1580-90; MIS-1 + DATE1] * * *
misdeal
—misdealer, n. /mis deel"/, v., misdealt, misdealing, n. v.t., v.i. 1. to deal wrongly or incorrectly, esp. to deal the wrong number at cards. n. 2. Cards. a deal in which the ...
misdealer
See misdeal. * * *
misdeclare
v., misdeclared, misdeclaring. * * *
misdeed
/mis deed"/, n. an immoral or wicked deed. [bef. 900; ME misdede, OE misdaed. See MIS-1, DEED] Syn. offense, transgression, fault. * * *
misdeem
/mis deem"/, v.t., v.i. to have a wrong opinion of; misjudge: to misdeem someone's ability. [1250-1300; ME misdemen. See MIS-1, DEEM] * * *
misdefine
v.t., misdefined, misdefining. * * *
misdeliver
v.t. * * *
misdelivery
n., pl. misdeliveries. * * *
misdemean
/mis'di meen"/, v.t. Rare. to misbehave (oneself). [1350-1400; late ME; see MIS-1, DEMEAN2] * * *
misdemeanant
/mis'di mee"neuhnt/, n. 1. a person who is guilty of misbehavior. 2. Law. a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor. [1810-20; MISDEMEAN + -ANT] * * *
misdemeanor
/mis'di mee"neuhr/, n. 1. Law. a criminal offense defined as less serious than a felony. 2. an instance of misbehavior; misdeed. Also, esp. Brit., misdemeanour. [1480-90; MIS-1 + ...
misderive
/mis'di ruyv"/, v.t., v.i., misderived, misderiving. to derive incorrectly; assign a wrong derivation to. [1640-50; MIS1- + DERIVE] * * *
misdescribe
—misdescription /mis'di skrip"sheuhn/, n. —misdescriptive, adj. /mis'di skruyb"/, v.t., v.i., misdescribed, misdescribing. to describe incorrectly or falsely. [1820-30; MIS-1 ...
misdescription
See misdescribe. * * *
misdevelop
v. * * *
misdiagnose
/mis duy"euhg nohs', -nohz', mis'duy euhg nohs", -nohz"/, v., misdiagnosed, misdiagnosing. v.i. 1. to make an incorrect diagnosis. v.t. 2. to diagnose erroneously: to misdiagnose ...
misdiagnosis
/mis'duy euhg noh"sis/, n., pl. misdiagnoses /-seez/. n. an incorrect diagnosis. [1945-50; MIS-1 + DIAGNOSIS] * * *
misdiagrammed
adj. * * *
misdial
v. /mis duy"euhl, -duyl"/; n. /mis"duy'euhl, -duyl'/, v. misdialed, misdialing or (esp. Brit.) misdialled, misdialling, n. v.t., v.i. 1. to dial incorrectly. n. 2. an act or ...
misdictated
adj. * * *
misdid
mis·did (mĭs-dĭdʹ) v. Past tense of misdo. * * *
misdirect
/mis'di rekt"/, v.t. to direct or address wrongly or incorrectly: to misdirect a person; to misdirect a letter. [1595-1605; MIS-1 + DIRECT] * * *
misdirection
/mis'di rek"sheuhn/, n. 1. a wrong or incorrect direction, guidance, or instruction. 2. Law. an erroneous charge to the jury by a judge. [1760-70; MIS-1 + DIRECTION] * * *
misdivide
v., misdivided, misdividing. * * *
misdivision
n. * * *
misdo
—misdoer, n. /mis dooh"/, v., misdid, misdone, misdoing. v.t. 1. to do badly or wrongly; botch. v.i. 2. Obs. to behave improperly. [bef. 950; ME misdon, OE misdon. See MIS-1, ...
misdoer
See misdo. * * *
misdoing
See misdoer. * * *
misdoubt
/mis dowt"/, v.t., v.i. 1. to doubt or suspect. n. 2. doubt or suspicion. [1530-40; MIS-1 + DOUBT] * * *
misdraw
v., misdrew, misdrawn, misdrawing. * * *
mise
/meez, muyz/, n. 1. a settlement or agreement. 2. Law. the issue in a proceeding instituted on a writ of right. [1400-50; late ME < AF: a putting, setting down (e.g. of ...
mise en scène
/mee zahonn sen"/, French. 1. the process of setting a stage, with regard to placement of actors, scenery, properties, etc. 2. the stage setting or scenery of a play. 3. ...
mise-en-scène
mise-en-scène [mē zän sen′] n. 〚< Fr mise en scène〛 1. a) the staging of a play, including the setting, arrangement of the actors, etc. b) the direction of a film, ...
misease
/mis eez"/, n. 1. Archaic. discomfort; distress; suffering. 2. Obs. poverty. [1150-1200; ME misese < OF mesaise. See MIS-1, EASE] * * *
misedit
v.t. * * *
miseducate
—miseducation, n. /mis ej"oo kayt'/, v.t., miseducated, miseducating. to educate improperly. [MIS-1 + EDUCATE] * * *
miseducation
See miseducate. * * *
misemphasis
n., pl. misemphases. * * *
misemphasize
v.t., misemphasized, misemphasizing. * * *
misemploy
—misemployment, n. /mis'em ploy"/, v.t. to use for the wrong purpose; use wrongly or improperly; misuse. [1600-10; MIS-1 + EMPLOY] * * *
misencode
v.t., misencoded, misencoding. * * *
Miseno
/mee ze"naw/, n. a cape in SW Italy, on the N shore of the Bay of Naples: ruins of ancient Misenum, a Roman naval station and resort. * * *
Misenum
▪ ancient port, Italy       ancient port of Campania, Italy, located about 3 miles (5 km) south of Baiae at the west end of the Gulf of Puteoli (Pozzuoli). Virgil in the ...
Misenus
/muy see"neuhs/, n. Rom. Legend. a son of Aeolus who challenged the gods to a musical contest and was killed by them for his arrogance. * * *
miser
/muy"zeuhr/, n. 1. a person who lives in wretched circumstances in order to save and hoard money. 2. a stingy, avaricious person. 3. Obs. a wretched or unhappy person. [1535-45; ...
Miser, The
(French, L'Avare) a comedy (1668) by Molière. * * *
miserable
—miserableness, n. —miserably, adv. /miz"euhr euh beuhl, miz"reuh-/, adj. 1. wretchedly unhappy, uneasy, or uncomfortable: miserable victims of war. 2. wretchedly poor; ...
miserableness
See miserable. * * *
miserably
See miserableness. * * *
Miserere
/miz'euh rair"ee, -rear"ee/, n. 1. the 51st Psalm, or the 50th in the Douay Bible. 2. a musical setting for it. 3. (l.c.) a prayer or expression of appeal for mercy. 4. (l.c.) ...
misericord
/miz'euhr i kawrd", mi zer"i kawrd'/, n. 1. a room in a monastery set apart for those monks permitted relaxation of the monastic rule. 2. Also, subsellium. a small projection on ...
miserliness
See miserly. * * *
miserly
—miserliness, n. /muy"zeuhr lee/, adj. of, like, or befitting a miser; penurious; stingy; niggardly. [1585-95; MISER + -LY] Syn. cheap, parsimonious. See stingy. Ant. ...
misery
/miz"euh ree/, n., pl. miseries. 1. wretchedness of condition or circumstances. 2. distress or suffering caused by need, privation, or poverty. 3. great mental or emotional ...
misery index
an unofficial indication of a nation's economic health, derived by adding the percentage rate of inflation to the percentage of unemployed workers: With inflation running at 15 ...
miseryindex
misery index n. The sum of national unemployment and inflation rates, used unofficially to assess a nation's economic health. * * *
Mises, Ludwig (Edler) von
born Sept. 29, 1881, Lemberg, Austria-Hungary died Oct. 10, 1973, New York, N.Y., U.S. Austrian-U.S. economist whose theories followed those of the Austrian school of ...
Mises, Ludwig von
▪ American economist born Sept. 29, 1881, Lemberg, Austria-Hungary [now Lviv, Ukraine] died Oct. 10, 1973, New York City       Austrian-American libertarian economist ...
Mises, Richard von
▪ American mathematician born April 19, 1883, Lemberg, Austria-Hungary [now Lviv, Ukraine] died July 14, 1953, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.       Austrian-born American ...
misesteem
/mis'e steem"/, v.t. to fail to value or respect properly. [1605-15; MIS-1 + ESTEEM] * * *
misestimate
—misestimation, n. v. /mis es"teuh mayt'/; n. /mis es"teuh mit/, v., misestimated, misestimating, n. v.t. 1. to estimate wrongly or inadequately. n. 2. a wrong or inadequate ...
misestimation
See misestimate. * * *
misevaluate
v.t., misevaluated, misevaluating. * * *
misexplained
adj. * * *
misfashion
n. * * *
misfashioned
adj. * * *
misfeasance
/mis fee"zeuhns/, n. Law. 1. a wrong, actual or alleged, arising from or consisting of affirmative action. 2. the wrongful performance of a normally lawful act; the wrongful and ...
misfeasor
/mis fee"zeuhr/, n. Law. a person who is guilty of misfeasance. [1625-35; < AF mesfesor. See MISFEASANCE, -OR2] * * *
misfeature
—misfeatured, adj. /mis fee"cheuhr/, n. Archaic. a distorted feature. [1815-25; MIS-1 + FEATURE] * * *
misfeed
/mis feed"/, v.i., misfed, misfeeding. (of a machine, paper, materials, etc.) to feed incorrectly: The copying machine will jam if it starts to misfeed. [MIS-1 + FEED] * * *
misfield
v. * * *
misfile
/mis fuyl"/, v.t., misfiled, misfiling. to file (papers, documents, records, etc.) incorrectly; file in the wrong place. [MIS-1 + FILE1] * * *
misfire
v. /mis fieur"/; n. /mis"fuyeur'/, v., misfired, misfiring, n. v.i. 1. (of a rifle or gun or of a bullet or shell) to fail to fire or explode. 2. (of an internal-combustion ...
misfit
/mis fit"/ for 1; /mis fit", mis"fit'/ for 2; /mis"fit'/ for 3, v., misfitted, misfitting, n. v.t., v.i. 1. to fit badly. n. 2. something that fits badly, as a garment that is ...
misfocus
v., misfocused, misfocusing or (esp. Brit.) misfocussed, misfocussing. * * *
misfocused
adj. * * *
misfocussed
adj. * * *
misform
v. * * *
misformation
n. * * *
misformed
adj. * * *
misfortune
/mis fawr"cheuhn/, n. 1. adverse fortune; bad luck. 2. an instance of this; mischance; mishap. [1400-50; late ME. See MIS-1, FORTUNE] Syn. 2. accident; disaster, calamity, ...
misframe
v., misframed, misframing. * * *
misfunction
/mis fungk"sheuhn/, n., v.i. malfunction. [MIS-1 + FUNCTION] * * *
misgauge
v.t., misgauged, misgauging. * * *
misgive
/mis giv"/, v., misgave, misgiven, misgiving. v.t. 1. (of one's mind, heart, etc.) to give doubt or apprehension to. v.i. 2. to be apprehensive. [1505-15; MIS-1 + GIVE] * * *
misgiving
—misgivingly, adv. /mis giv"ing/, n. Often, misgivings. a feeling of doubt, distrust, or apprehension. [1595-1605; MISGIVE + -ING1] Syn. suspicion, mistrust, hesitation. See ...
misgovern
—misgovernment, misgovernance, n. /mis guv"euhrn/, v.t. to govern or manage badly. [1375-1425; late ME misgovernen. See MIS-1, GOVERN] * * *
misgovernment
See misgovern. * * *
misgovernor
See misgovernment. * * *
misgrade
v., misgraded, misgrading. * * *
misgraded
adj. * * *
misgraft
v. * * *
misguidance
See misguide. * * *
misguide
—misguidance, n. —misguider, n. /mis guyd"/, v.t., misguided, misguiding. to guide wrongly; misdirect. [1325-75; MIS-1 + GUIDE; r. ME misgien; see GUY2] * * *
misguided
—misguidedly, adv. —misguidedness, n. /mis guy"did/, adj. misled; mistaken: Their naive actions were a misguided attempt to help the poor. [1480-90; MISGUIDE + -ED2] * * *
misguidedly
See misguided. * * *
misguider
See misguidance. * * *
mishandle
/mis han"dl/, v.t., mishandled, mishandling. 1. to handle badly; maltreat: to mishandle a dog. 2. to manage badly: to mishandle an estate. 3. to lose or misplace: to mishandle ...
mishanter
/mi shan"teuhr/, n. Scot. and North Eng. a misfortune; mishap. Also, mischanter. [1745-55; var. of misaunter, equiv. to MIS-1 + aunter, var. of obs. aventure ADVENTURE] * * *
mishap
/mis"hap, mis hap"/, n. an unfortunate accident. [1300-50; ME; see MIS-1, HAP] Syn. misadventure, mischance. * * *
Mishawaka
/mish'euh waw"keuh/, n. a city in N Indiana, near South Bend. 40,224. * * * ▪ Indiana, United States       city, St. Joseph county, northern Indiana, U.S. It lies along ...
mishear
/mis hear"/, v.t., misheard, mishearing. to hear incorrectly or imperfectly: to mishear a remark. [bef. 1000; ME misheren, OE mishieran. See MIS-1, HEAR] * * *
mishegaas
/mish'i gahs"/, n. meshugaas. * * *
mishigas
mishigas [mi΄shi gäs′] n. 〚Yiddish〛 var. of MESHUGAS: also mishegoss * * *
Mishima
/mi shee"meuh/; Japn. /mee"shee mah'/, n. Yukio /yooh"kee oh'/; Japn. /yooh"kee aw'/, (Kimitake Hiraoka), 1925-70, Japanese novelist and playwright. * * * ▪ ...
Mishima Yukio
orig. Hiraoka Kimitake born Jan. 14, 1925, Tokyo, Japan died Nov. 25, 1970, Tokyo Japanese writer. Having failed to qualify physically for military service in World War II, ...
Mishima,Yukio
Mi·shi·ma (mĭ-shēʹmə, mēʹshē-mä'), Yukio. Originally Kimitake Hiraoka. 1925-1970. Japanese author best known for The Sea of Fertility (1970), a tetralogy which ...
Mishin, Vasily Pavlovich
▪ 2002       Soviet rocket scientist (b. Jan. 18, 1917, Orekhovo-Zuyevo, Russia—d. Oct. 10, 2001, Moscow, Russia), was named the chief designer of the Soviet lunar ...
mishit
v. /mis hit"/; n., adj., /mis"hit'/, v., mishit, mishitting, n., adj. v.t. 1. to hit (a ball) badly or incorrectly, as in tennis or cricket. n. 2. a bad or faulty hit, as in ...
mishmash
/mish"mahsh', -mash'/, n. a confused mess; hodgepodge; jumble. Also, mishmosh /mish"mosh'/. [1425-75; late ME; gradational formation based on MASH] * * *
Mishmi
▪ people       tribal people mostly of Arunachal Pradesh (formerly North East Frontier Agency) in extreme northeastern India, near Tibet and Assam, speaking dialects of ...
Mishna
Mishna or Mishnah [mish′nä] n. pl. Mishnayot [mish΄nä yōt′] 〚Heb mishna, lit., (oral) instruction < root šnh, to repeat, (later) learn, teach〛 1. the first part of ...
Mishnah
—Mishnaic /mish nay"ik/, Mishnic, Mishnical, adj. Eng., Ashk. Heb. /mish"neuh/; Seph. Heb. /meesh nah"/, n., pl. Mishnayoth, Mishnayot, Mishnayos Eng., Ashk. Heb. /mish'neuh ...
Mishnaic
See Mishnah. * * *
MishnaicHebrew
Mishnaic Hebrew n. The Hebrew language as used from the second to the tenth century A.D. Also called Rabbinic Hebrew. * * *
Mishne Torah
Extensive commentary on the Talmud, composed in the 12th century by Moses Maimonides. Its 14 volumes deal with laws covering such subjects as ethical conduct, civil affairs, ...
mishpocha
/mish paw"kheuh, -pookh"euh/, n. Yiddish. an entire family network comprising relatives by blood and marriage and sometimes including close friends; clan. * * *
mishuga
mishuga or mishugah [mi shoog′ə, məshoog′ə] adj. 〚Yiddish〛 var. of MESHUGA * * *
misidentification
See misidentify. * * *
misidentify
—misidentification, n. /mis'uy den"teuh fuy', -i den"-/, v.t., misidentified, misidentifying. to identify incorrectly. [1890-95; MIS-1 + IDENTIFY] * * *
Misima Island
▪ island, Papua New Guinea also called  Saint Aignan Island        volcanic island of the Louisiade Archipelago in Papua New Guinea, southwestern Pacific Ocean. It ...
misimpression
/mis'im presh"euhn/, n. a faulty or incorrect impression; a misconception or misapprehension. [1660-70; MIS-1 + IMPRESSION] * * *
misinfer
v., misinferred, misinferring. * * *
misinference
n. * * *
misinform
—misinformant, misinformer, n. —misinformative, adj. —misinformation /mis'in feuhr may"sheuhn/, n. /mis'in fawrm"/, v.t. to give false or misleading information ...
misinformant
See misinform. * * *
misinformation
See misinformant. * * *
misinformer
See misinformant. * * *
misinstruct
v.t. * * *
misintend
v. * * *
misintention
n. * * *
misinterpret
—misinterpretable, adj. —misinterpretation, n. —misinterpreter, n. /mis'in terr"prit/, v.t., v.i. to interpret, explain, or understand incorrectly. [1580-90; MIS-1 + ...
misinterpretation
See misinterpret. * * *
misinterpreter
See misinterpretation. * * *
Misiones
▪ province, Argentina       isolated provincia (province) of northeastern Argentina. Misiones lies between the Alto (Upper) Paraná River and Paraguay to the west, the ...
misitemized
adj. * * *
misjoin
v. * * *
misjoinder
/mis joyn"deuhr/, n. Law. a joining in one suit or action of causes or of parties not permitted to be so joined. [1850-55; MIS-1 + JOINDER] * * *
misjudge
—misjudger, n. —misjudgingly, adv. —misjudgment; esp. Brit., misjudgement, n. /mis juj"/, v.t., v.i., misjudged, misjudging. to judge, estimate, or value wrongly or ...
misjudgment
See misjudge. * * *
Miskito
/meuh skee"toh/, n., pl. Miskitos, (esp. collectively) Miskito for 1. 1. a member of an American Indian people of northeastern Nicaragua and adjacent areas of Honduras. 2. the ...
misknow
—misknowledge /mis nol"ij/, n. /mis noh"/, v.t., misknew, misknown, misknowing. to fail to understand or recognize; misunderstand: to misknow the problem. [1250-1300; ME ...
misknowledge
See misknow. * * *
Miskolc
/mish"kawlts/, n. a city in N Hungary. 199,000. * * * City (pop., 2001: 184,125), northeastern Hungary. It lies on the eastern margin of the Avas Hills. Caves in the limestone ...
mislabel
/mis lay"beuhl/, v.t., mislabeled, mislabeling or (esp. Brit.) mislabelled, mislabelling. to label wrongly, incorrectly, or misleadingly: to mislabel a bottle of medicine. [MIS-1 ...
mislay
—mislayer, n. /mis lay"/, v.t., mislaid, mislaying. 1. to lose temporarily; misplace: He mislaid his keys. 2. to lay or place wrongly; arrange or situate improperly: to mislay ...
mislayer
See mislay. * * *
mislead
—misleader, n. /mis leed"/, v., misled, misleading. v.t. 1. to lead or guide wrongly; lead astray. 2. to lead into error of conduct, thought, or judgment. v.i. 3. to be ...
misleader
See mislead. * * *
misleading
—misleadingly, adv. —misleadingness, n. /mis lee"ding/, adj. deceptive; tending to mislead. [1630-40; MISLEAD + -ING2] * * *
misleadingly
See misleading. * * *
misleared
/mis leard"/, adj. Scot. and North Eng. ill-mannered; rude; crude. [1685-95; ptp. of mislear, ME misleren, OE mislaeran to teach amiss. See MIS-1, LEARN] * * *
mislearn
v., mislearned or mislearnt, mislearning. * * *
misled
mis·led (mĭs-lĕdʹ) v. Past tense and past participle of mislead. * * *
mislike
—misliker, n. /mis luyk"/, v.t., misliked, misliking. Archaic. 1. to dislike. 2. to displease. [bef. 900; ME misliken, OE mislician. See MIS-1, LIKE2] * * *
mislocate
—mislocation, n. /mis loh"kayt, mis'loh kayt"/, v.t., mislocated, mislocating. 1. to misplace. 2. to specify a wrong location for: to mislocate the source of the ...
mismake
v., mismade, mismaking. * * *
mismanage
—mismanagement, n. —mismanager, n. /mis man"ij/, v.t., v.i., mismanaged, mismanaging. to manage incompetently or dishonestly: to mismanage funds. [1680-90; MIS-1 + ...
mismanagement
See mismanage. * * *
mismark
v. * * *
mismarriage
/mis mar"ij/, n. an unsuitable or unhappy marriage. [1810-20; MIS-1 + MARRIAGE] * * *
mismatch
/mis mach"/; for 2 also /mis"mach'/, v.t. 1. to match badly or unsuitably. n. 2. a bad or unsatisfactory match. [1590-1600; MIS-1 + MATCH2] * * *
mismate
/mis mayt"/, v.t., v.i., mismated, mismating. to mate unsuitably or wrongly. [1890-95; MIS-1 + MATE1] * * *
mismeasure
v., mismeasured, mismeasuring. * * *
mismesh
v. * * *
mismount
v. * * *
mismove
/mis moohv"/, n. a wrong or prohibited move, as in a game. [1875-80, Amer.; MIS-1 + MOVE] * * *
misname
/mis naym"/, v.t., misnamed, misnaming. to name incorrectly or wrongly; miscall. [1475-85; MIS-1 + NAME] * * *
misnarrate
v., misnarrated, misnarrating. * * *
misnavigate
v., misnavigated, misnavigating. * * *


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