How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"mis" is from "mes" (badly, wrongly) spoken in France during 1000-1400 A.D.
In this sense, "mis" is a word added to another word to make a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "bad", "wrong" or "wrongly" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Here is a list of some of the most commonly misspelled words in English.|
|The past twenty years have witnessed a remarkable series of misadventures.|