(Anglo-Saxon: bad, harsh, wrong; always a prefix)

Don't confuse this mis- unit with the following units: misce-, "mix, mingle"; miso-, mis-, "hate, hatred"; miss-, -miss, -mis- "send, throw".

mistrust (verb), mistrusts; mistrusted; mistrusting
To regard as untrustworthy, or with suspicion, and to have no faith or confidence in someone or something.
misusage (s) (noun), misusages (pl)
1. A wrong or inappropriate use of language.
2. Abusive, or bad, treatment.
miszealous (adjective)
1. Mistakenly devoted to a cause.
2. Moved to action by a false eagerness.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units meaning "bad, wrong": caco-, kako-; dys-; mal-; pessim-; sceler-.