dis-, di-, dif-

(Latin: separation, apart, asunder; removal, away, from; negation, deprivation, undoing, reversal, utterly, completely; in different directions)

The meaning of dis- varies with different words; dif-, assimilated form of dis- before f; di-, form of dis- before b, d, g, l, m, n, r, and v.

disfunction, disfunctional
1. Misspellings of dysfunction, dysfunctional.
2. Any disturbance in the function of an organ or body part.
3. Abnormal or impaired functioning, especially of a bodily system or social group.
To deprive of glory; to treat with indignity.
disgrace (s) (noun), disgraces (pl)
The reputation of a person, or a group, when he or she does something bad or immoral: "The disgrace of the principal's drunken behavior resulted in shame and dishonor for the school board."
disgraceful (adjective), more disgraceful, most disgraceful
A shame, dishonor, or ignominy: "The neighbor has turned his backyard into a disgraceful junkyard."
disgracefully (adverb), more disgracefully, most disgracefully
1. To excite nausea or loathing; to sicken.
2. To offend the taste or moral sense of; to repel.
1. Having had a great loathing or distaste aroused by someone or something.
2. Offend by the good taste, moral sense, etc., of someone or something.
3. Caused by an extreme dislike or revulsion: "His vulgar remarks on his radio program have disgusted me."
1. Arousing disgust and repugnancy; that is, tending to repel and sicken people.
2. Being completely unacceptable or disgraceful; such as, a disgusting waste of money.
dishabille (s) (noun), dishabilles (pl)
The condition being partially or very inadequately dressed: Jane woke up suddenly when she heard the doorbell ring very early in the morning and was in a state of dishabille, with only her short nightgown on, when she opened the door to let her son in after he had returned home from his trip to Europe.
The state of being dressed in a careless style.
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dishabillophobia (s) (noun), dishabillophobias (pl)
An exaggerated dread of undressing in front of someone else: Dorothy found it difficult to be in a less than "fully clothed" condition when changing for sports in school, and her doctor said that her excessive concern was related to a form of dishabillophobia.
Abnormal fear of being seen in the nude by other people.
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Not harmonic; without harmony; anharmonic.
Lacking in harmony; discordant.
disharmonize (verb), disharmonizes; disharmonized; disharmonizing
To make an agreement that often causes unhappiness or trouble: Financial problems often disharmonize people, such as when a husband and a wife do not agree about how to spend their financial income.
1. Lack of harmony; discord.
2. Something which is not in accord; a conflict.
3. A combination of sounds considered dissonant or unpleasant.