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dysfunction

dys·func·tion

dysfunction

 
pronunciation:
dIs fuhngk shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: incomplete or impaired functioning of a body part or organ.
derivation: dysfunctional (adj.)
Word Parts
The word dysfunction contains the following parts:
dys- Greek prefix that means bad, difficult, abnormal
synonyms:
mal, male
antonyms:
eu
 
funct Latin root that means perform