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dis-

 
part of speech: prefix
definition 1: a prefix that means "not" or "lack of."
A dishonest person is someone who is not honest.The word "disorder" means "lacking order."
definition 2: a prefix that means "away" or "apart."
To discourage a person is to take away his or her courage.