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mis-

prefix meaning "wrong or badly": misdiagnosis.

mis-

Combining form denoting not, opposite, incorrect, improper.
References in classic literature ?
Luckily for me, I fancy Kurtz felt too ill that day to care, or there would have been mis- chief.
And there's another thing: a man should stand up to his bad luck, to his mis- takes, to his conscience and all that sort of thing.