dys-

(Greek: bad, harsh, wrong; ill; hard to do, difficult at; slow of; disordered; impaired, defective)

dysontogenesis
Defective development of an organism; especially, of an embryo.
dysopia, dysopsia
1. Defective, or incorrect, vision.
2. Pain in the eyes when looking intently at objects.
dysorexia
Impaired or perverted appetite; eating disorder.
dysosmia (s) (noun), dysosmias (pl)
1. The distortion of normal smelling perceptions.
2. Disorders of the sense of smell.
dysostosis
Defective ossification; defective bone formation, due to faulty ossification of fetal cartilages.
dysoxia
An abnormal metabolic condition in which tissues cannot make full use of available oxygen.
dyspancreatism
1. Impaired pancreatic function.
2. A disorder of the function of the pancreas (large elongated glandular organ lying near the stomach which secretes juices into the small intestine and the hormones insulin).
dyspathetic, dyspathic (adjective)
Descriptive of being the opposite of sympathy; including, antipathy, aversion, dislike; disagreement of feeling or sentiment.
dyspathy (s) (noun), dyspathies (pl)
A situation in which there is a lack of passion or feelings for another person, or people, who have griefs, misfortunes, or troubles: Janice could only have dyspathy for the father who went off and left his son in his car for several hours in the sun which caused the little boy's death.
Showing no feelings for another person who is trouble.
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dyspepsia,
Imperfect or painful digestion; not a disease in itself but symptomatic of other diseases or disorders.

It is marked by vague abdominal discomfort, a sense of fullness after eating, heartburn, nausea and vomiting, and loss of appetite.

dyspeptic (adjective), more dyspeptic, most dyspeptic
1. Affected with or referring to painful digestion.
2. Someone who is afflicted with indigestion.
3. Irritable, cross, gloomy, or negative: "The father took a dyspeptic view of Jimmy's musical career."
dysphagia
Difficulty swallowing.

Isn't this a good word to use when referring to politicians making promises, promises, ad infinitum?

dysphagic
Referring to the inability to swallow or having difficulty in swallowing.
dysphagy
1. The inability to swallow or difficulty in swallowing; a sensation of food sticking in the esophagus.
2. Difficulty in eating; it may be organically or psychologically determined, but the term generally implies an organic cause.
dysphallation
Painful or otherwise difficult coitus; especially, in males.

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

Cross references directly, or indirectly, involving "slow, slowness, slow of, sluggish": lent-; tard-.