How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"dys" is from "dus" (bad) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "bad" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Occasionally a person may remain dysfunctional despite adequate relief of the pain.|
|Dyslexic people are visual, multi-dimensional thinkers.|