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dis

1 [dees]
noun, plural disir [dee-sir] . Scandinavian Mythology.
1.
lady; woman.
2.
female deity, especially one promoting fertility: often used as a suffix on names: Freydis; Hjordis; Thordis.

Origin:
< Old Norse dīs, plural dīsir; origin uncertain

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dis

2 [dis] . Slang.
verb (used with object), dissed, dissing.
1.
to show disrespect for; affront.
2.
to disparage; belittle.
noun
3.
insult or disparagement; criticism.

Origin:
1980–85, Americanism; from dis-1 extracted from such words as disrespect and disparage

Dis

[dis] .
noun Classical Mythology.
a god of the underworld.
Also called Dis Pater.
Compare Pluto.

di

2 [dee] .
noun Music.
a tone in the ascending chromatic scale between do and re.

Origin:
perhaps alteration of do2

Di

[dahy] .
noun
a female given name, form of Diana.
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Di
 
the chemical symbol for
didymium

DI
 
abbreviation for
1.  Defence Intelligence
2.  Detective Inspector
3.  Donor Insemination

dis (dɪs)
 
vb
a variant spelling of diss

Dis (dɪs)
 
n
1.  Orcus, Also called: Pluto the Roman god of the underworld
2.  the abode of the dead; underworld

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Word Origin & History

dis
also diss, slang, by 1980, shortening of disrespect or dismiss, originally in U.S. Black English, popularized by hip hop. Related: Dissed; dissing.
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Medical Dictionary

dis- pref.

  1. Not: disjugate.

  2. Absence of; opposite of: disorientation.

  3. Undo; do the opposite of: dislocate.

  4. Deprive of; remove: dismember.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
Di
didymium
DI
  1. diabetes insipidus

  2. diagnostic imaging

  3. donor insemination

  4. drill instructor

dis
  1. disease

  2. to be disrespectful toward

DIS
  1. Defense Investigative Service

  2. Disney Channel

  3. Walt Disney Co.

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