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disfunction

[dis-fuhngk-shuh n] /dɪsˈfʌŋk ʃən/
noun
Origin
by confusion of dys- with dis-1
Related forms
disfunctional, adjective
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Examples for disfunctional
  • Their families are often so disastrously disfunctional as to provide no security at all, quite the opposite.
  • US citizens nor anyone else are on this planet to be the targets of disfunctional and violent cultures.
Word Origin and History for disfunctional
disfunction
1927, variant of dysfunction (q.v.).
disfunctional
1951, variant of dysfunctional.
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disfunctional in Medicine

disfunction dis·func·tion (dĭs-fŭngk'shən)
n.
Variant of dysfunction.

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