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or M.I.S.,

management information system.


a prefix applied to various parts of speech, meaning “ill,” “mistaken,” “wrong,” “wrongly,” “incorrectly,” or simply negating: mistrial; misprint; mistrust.
[Middle English; Old English mis(se)-; c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old Norse mis-, Old High German missa-, missi-, Gothic missa- (see miss1)]


var. of miso- before some vowels: misanthrope.
References in classic literature ?
She does not scold at all, and always calls me Miss Margaret, which is quite proper, you know, and treats me with respect.
Miss Meg is going to make a proper good housekeeper.
Pretty soon he gapped and stretched himself and hove off the blanket, and it was Miss Watson's Jim
I'm going to be a painter like Miss Ross when I get through school.
Miss de Bourgh was pale and sickly; her features, though not plain, were insignificant; and she spoke very little, except in a low voice, to Mrs.
Miss Polly read the telegram, frowned, then climbed the stairs to the attic room.
To take a simple illustration: if you go to the theatre in your own country, you seem to hear equally well in the stalls or the dress circle; in either case you think you miss nothing.
pooh," said the stout gentleman, casting a vainqueur look at Miss Sharp.
Jasper was seated at the piano as they came into his drawing- room, and was accompanying Miss Rosebud while she sang.
Franklin Blake's arrival and Miss Rachel's birthday.
Miss Fanny was now in the difficult situation of being universally known in that light, and of not having dismissed Mr Sparkler, however capriciously she used him.
You shall give nothing at all,' said Miss Maylie, smiling; 'for, as I told you before, we shall employ you in a hundred ways; and if you only take half the trouble to please us, that you promise now, you will make me very happy indeed.