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diabase |ˈdaɪəˌbes| — (geology) A fine-grained igneous rock composed mostly of pyroxene and feldspar
diabetes |ˌdaɪəˈbiːtiːz| — a polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood; any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
diabetic |ˌdaɪəˈbetɪk| — someone who has diabetes
diablerie |diːˈɑːbləriː| — witchcraft, sorcery
diablery — sorcery
diabolic |ˌdaɪəˈbɒlɪk| — showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
diabolical |ˌdaɪəˈbɑːlɪkl| — showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
diabolism |daɪˈæbəlɪzəm| — a belief in and reverence for devils (especially Satan)
diachronic |ˌdaɪəˈkrɑːnɪk| — used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time
diachylon |daɪˈækəˌlɑːn| — Alternative form of diachylum.
diachylum |daɪˈækələm| — (medicine, archaic) A plaster originally composed of the juices of several plants, later made of an oxide of lead and oil, and consisting essentially of glycerine mixed with lead salts of the fat acids.
diacritic |ˌdaɪəˈkrɪtɪk| — a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
diacritical |ˌdaɪəˈkrɪtəkəl| — capable of distinguishing
diadem |ˈdaɪədem| — an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty
diaeresis |daɪˈerəsɪs| — a diacritical mark (two dots) placed over a vowel to indicate that it does not form a diphthong with an adjacent vowel
diagnose |ˌdaɪəɡˈnəʊs| — determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
diagnoses |ˌdaɪəɡˈnəʊsiːz| — plural form of diagnosis
diagnosis |ˌdaɪəɡˈnəʊsɪs| — identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
diagnostic |ˌdaɪəɡˈnɑːstɪk| — characteristic or indicative of a disease
diagnosticate |daɪəɡˈnɑːstəkeɪt| — (archaic) To make a diagnosis of; to recognise (a disease or similar) by its symptoms.
diagnostician |ˌdaɪəɡnɑːˈstɪʃən| — a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
diagnostics |ˌdaɪəɡˈnɑːstɪks| — the branch of medical science dealing with the classification of disease
diagonal |daɪˈæɡənl| — (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent
diagonally |daɪˈæɡənəlɪ| — in a diagonal manner
diagram |ˈdaɪəɡræm| — a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
diagrammatic |ˌdaɪəɡrəˈmætɪk| — shown or represented by diagrams
diagrammatical |ˌdaɪəɡrəˈmætɪkəl| — shown or represented by diagrams
dial |ˈdaɪəl| — the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
dialect |ˈdaɪəlekt| — the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
dialectal |daɪəˈlektəl| — belonging to or characteristic of a dialect
dialectic |ˌdaɪəˈlektɪk| — any formal system of reasoning that arrives at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
dialectical |ˌdaɪəˈlektɪkl| — of or relating to or employing dialectic
dialectician |ˌdaɪəlekˈtɪʃən| — a logician skilled in dialectic
dialectics |ˌdaɪəˈlektɪks| — a rationale for dialectical materialism based on change through the conflict of opposing forces
dialectology |ˌdaɪəlekˈtɑːlədʒɪ| — the branch of philology that is devoted to the study of dialects
dialed |ˈdaɪəld| — simple past tense and past participle of dial
dialled |ˈdaɪəld| — (UK) simple past tense and past participle of dial
dialog |ˈdaɪəlɔːɡ| — a conversation between two persons
dialogic |daɪəˈlɑːdʒɪk| — of or relating to dialogue
dialogical — Related to or having the character of dialogue
dialogue |ˈdaɪəlɑːɡ| — a conversation between two persons
dialysis |ˌdaɪˈæləsɪs| — separation of substances in solution by means of their unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes
diameter |daɪˈæmɪtər| — the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
diametral |daɪˈæmɪtrəl| — related to or along a diameter
diametric |ˌdaɪəˈmetrɪk| — characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
diametrical |ˌdaɪəˈmetrɪkl| — characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
diametrically |ˌdaɪəˈmetrɪklɪ| — as from opposite ends of a diameter
diamond |ˈdaɪəmənd| — a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
diamonds |ˈdaɪməndz| — plural form of diamond
Diana |daˈjænə| — English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince Charles; her death in an automobile accident in Paris produced intense national mourning (1961-1997)
diapason |ˌdaɪəˈpeɪzən| — either of the two main stops on a pipe organ
diaper |ˈdaɪpər| — garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
diaphanous |daɪˈæfənəs| — so thin as to transmit light
diaphoretic |ˌdaɪəfəˈretɪk| — used to produce perspiration
diaphragm |ˈdaɪəfræm| — a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
diaphragmatic |ˌdaɪəfræɡˈmætɪk| — Of, pertaining to, or using a diaphragm
diapositive |ˌdaɪəˈpɒzɪtɪv| — (photography) slide (used with a projector for projecting images)
diarchy |ˈdaɪɑːrkɪ| — a form of government having two joint rulers
diarist |ˈdaɪərɪst| — someone who keeps a diary or journal
diarize |ˈdaɪəraɪz| — (intransitive) To record (events) in a diary.
diarrhea |ˌdaɪəˈriːə| — frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
diarrhoea |ˌdaɪəˈriːə| — frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
diary |ˈdaɪərɪ| — a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
diaspora |daɪˈæspərə| — the body of Jews (or Jewish communities) outside Palestine or modern Israel
diastole |daɪˈæstəlɪ| — the widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions when the chambers fill with blood
diastolic |ˌdaɪəˈstɑːlɪk| — of or relating to a diastole or happening during a diastole
diathermancy |ˌdaɪəˈθɜːrmənsiː| — The condition of being diathermic
diathermic |daɪəˈθɜːrmɪk| — (medicine) Of or pertaining to diathermy
diathermy |ˈdaɪəˌθərmɪ| — a method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents
diathesis |daɪˈæθɪsɪs| — constitutional predisposition to a particular disease or abnormality
diatom |ˌtɑːm| — microscopic unicellular marine or freshwater colonial alga having cell walls impregnated with silica
diatomic |ˌdaɪəˈtɑːmɪk| — of or relating to a molecule made up of two atoms
diatonic |ˌdaɪəˈtɑːnɪk| — based on or using the five tones and two semitones of the major or minor scales of western music
diatribe |ˈdaɪətraɪb| — thunderous verbal attack
dibasic |daɪˈbeɪsɪk| — (chemistry) (of an acid) containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms
dibber |ˈdɪbər| — a wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes in the ground for planting seeds or bulbs
dibble |ˈdɪbəl| — a wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes in the ground for planting seeds or bulbs
dibs |dɪbz| — a claim of rights
dice |daɪs| — a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
dicer |ˈdaɪsə| — a mechanical device used for dicing food
dicey |ˈdaɪsɪ| — of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
dichogamy |daɪˈkɑːɡəmiː| — (biology) The condition in which an organism changes sex during its lifetime.
dichotomize |daɪˈkɒtəmaɪz| — divide into two opposing groups or kinds
dichotomous |daɪˈkɒtəməs| — divided or dividing into two sharply distinguished parts or classifications
dichotomy |daɪˈkɑːtəmɪ| — being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses
dichromatic |ˌdaɪkrəʊˈmætɪk| — having two colors
dichromic |daɪˈkrəʊmɪk| — Furnishing or giving two colours; said of defective vision, in which all the compound colours are resolvable into two elements instead of three.
dick |dɪk| — someone who is a detective
dickens |ˈdɪkɪnz| — a word used in exclamations of confusion
dicker |ˈdɪkər| — negotiate the terms of an exchange
dickey |ˈdɪkɪ| — a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
dickhead |ˈdɪkhed| — insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
dicky |ˈdɪkɪ| — a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
dicotyledon |ˌdaɪkɑːtɪˈliːdən| — flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside
dicotyledonous |daɪˌkɑːtˈliːdnəs| — (of a flowering plant) having two cotyledons in the seed
dicta |ˈdɪktə| — plural form of dictum
dictaphone |ˈdɪktəfəʊn| — a tape recorder that records and reproduces dictation
dictate |ˈdɪkteɪt| — an authoritative rule
dictation |dɪkˈteɪʃn| — an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
dictator |ˈdɪkteɪtər| — a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine
dictatorial |ˌdɪktəˈtɔːrɪəl| — expecting unquestioning obedience
dictatorship |ˌdɪkˈtərʃɪp| — a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
diction |ˈdɪkʃn| — the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
dictionary |ˈdɪkʃənerɪ| — a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
dictum |ˈdɪktəm| — an authoritative declaration
did |dɪd| — simple past tense of do
didactic |daɪˈdæktɪk| — instructive (especially excessively)
didactical — instructive (especially excessively)
didacticism |dɪˈdæktɪsɪzm| — communication that is suitable for or intended to be instructive
didactics |dɪˈdæktɪks| — the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
didder |ˈdɪdə| — move with or as if with a tremor
diddle |ˈdɪdl| — deprive of by deceit
diddled |ˈdɪdəld| — simple past tense and past participle of diddle
dido |ˈdaɪdəʊ| — (Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage; Virgil tells of her suicide when she was abandoned by Aeneas
didst |dɪdst| — (archaic, with thou) second-person singular past tense of do
die |daɪ| — a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
die away |ˈdaɪ əˈweɪ| — become less in amount or intensity
die down |ˈdaɪ ˈdaʊn| — suffer from a disease that kills shoots
die off |ˈdaɪ ˈɒf| — become extinct
die out |ˈdaɪ ˈaʊt| — become extinct
die-hard |hɑːrd| — tradition-bound and obstinately opinionated
die-sinker |ˈdaɪˈsɪŋkə| — someone who makes dies
died |ˈdaɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of die
diehard |ˈdaɪhɑːrd| — one who adheres to traditional views
dielectric |ˌdaɪɪˈlektrɪk| — a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
dieresis |daɪˈerəsɪs| — a diacritical mark (two dots) placed over a vowel to indicate that it does not form a diphthong with an adjacent vowel
Diesel |ˈdiːzl| — German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
diesis |ˈdaɪɪsɪs| — a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
diestock |ˈdaɪstɒk| — a device that holds the dies that cut external threads on metal cylinders
diet |ˈdaɪət| — a prescribed selection of foods
dietary |ˈdaɪəterɪ| — a regulated daily food allowance
dietetic |ˌdaɪəˈtetɪk| — of or relating to the diet
dietetics |ˌdaɪəˈtetɪks| — the scientific study of food preparation and intake
dietician |ˌdaɪəˈtɪʃən| — a specialist in the study of diet and nutrition
dietitian |ˌdaɪəˈtɪʃn| — a specialist in the study of diet and nutrition
differ |ˈdɪfər| — be different
difference |ˈdɪfrəns| — the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
different |ˈdɪfrənt| — distinctly separate from the first
differentia |dɪfəˈrenʃiːə| — distinguishing characteristics (especially in different species of a genus)
differentiae |ˌdɪfəˈrenʃɪiː| — plural form of differentia
differential |ˌdɪfəˈrenʃl| — the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
differentially |ˌdɪfəˈrenʃəlɪ| — in a differential manner
differentiate |ˌdɪfəˈrenʃɪeɪt| — mark as different
differentiated |ˌdɪfəˈrentʃɪˌetəd| — exhibiting biological specialization; adapted during development to a specific function or environment
differentiating |ˌdɪfəˈrentʃɪˌetɪŋ| — Present participle of differentiate.
differentiation |ˌdɪfəˌrenʃɪˈeɪʃn| — a discrimination between things as different and distinct on the basis of their characteristics or attributes
differently |ˈdɪfrəntlɪ| — in another and different manner
differing |ˈdɪfərɪŋ| — Present participle of differ.
difficile |ˌdɪfɪˈsiːl| — (obsolete) Hard to work with; stubborn.
difficult |ˈdɪfɪkəlt| — not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
difficulty |ˈdɪfɪkəltɪ| — an effort that is inconvenient
diffidence |ˈdɪfɪdəns| — lack of self-confidence
diffident |ˈdɪfɪdənt| — showing modest reserve
diffluent |ˈdɪfluːənt| — Flowing apart or off; dissolving; not fixed.
diffract |dɪˈfrækt| — undergo diffraction
diffraction |dɪˈfrækʃn| — when light passes sharp edges or goes through narrow slits the rays are deflected and produce fringes of light and dark bands
diffuse |dɪˈfjuːs| — move outward
diffusely |dɪˈfjuːslɪ| — in a diffuse manner
diffuser |dɪˈfjuːzər| — baffle that distributes sound waves evenly
diffusible |dɪˈfjuːzəbəl| — Able to be diffused
diffusion |dɪˈfjuːʒn| — (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration
diffusive |dɪˈfjuːsɪv| — spreading by diffusion
dig |dɪɡ| — the site of an archeological exploration
dig in |ˈdɪɡ ɪn| — occupy a trench or secured area
dig out |ˈdɪɡ ˈaʊt| — remove, harvest, or recover by digging
dig up |ˈdɪɡ ʌp| — find by digging in the ground
digamist |ˈdɪɡəmɪst| — One who marries a second time; a deuterogamist.
digamy |ˈdɪɡəmiː| — A second marriage (as after the death or divorce of a spouse)
digastric |daɪˈɡæstrɪk| — Having two bellies; biventral
digest |daɪˈdʒest| — a periodical that summarizes the news
digested |ˈdaɪˌdʒestəd| — simple past tense and past participle of digest
digester |ˈdaɪˌdʒestər| — autoclave consisting of a vessel in which plant or animal materials are digested
digestibility |dɪˌdʒestəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — the property of being easy to digest
digestible |daɪˈdʒestəbl| — capable of being converted into assimilable condition in the alimentary canal
digestion |daɪˈdʒestʃən| — the process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by bacteria or by chemical action or heat
digestive |daɪˈdʒestɪv| — any substance that promotes digestion
digger |ˈdɪɡər| — a laborer who digs
digging |ˈdɪɡɪŋ| — the act of digging
diggings |ˈdɪɡɪŋz| — an excavation for ore or precious stones or for archaeology
digit |ˈdɪdʒɪt| — one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
digital |ˈdɪdʒɪtl| — displaying numbers rather than scale positions
digitalis |ˌdɪdʒɪˈteɪlɪs| — a powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove
digitally |ˈdɪdʒɪtəlɪ| — by means of the fingers
digitate |ˈdɪdʒɪteɪt| — resembling a finger
digitated |ˈdɪdʒɪteɪtɪd| — (botany) Having several leaflets arranged, like the fingers of the hand, at the extremity of a stem or petiole. Also, in general, characterized by digitation.
digitize |ˈdɪdʒɪtaɪz| — put into digital form, as for use in a computer
digitized |ˈdɪdʒəˌtaɪzd| — simple past tense and past participle of digitize
diglot — A bilingual inscription, book, or person.
dignified |ˈdɪɡnɪfaɪd| — having or showing self-esteem
dignify |ˈdɪɡnɪfaɪ| — confer dignity or honor upon
dignitary |ˈdɪɡnɪterɪ| — an important or influential (and often overbearing) person
dignity |ˈdɪɡnətɪ| — the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
digraph |ˈdaɪɡræf| — two successive letters (especially two letters used to represent a single sound: `sh' in `shoe')
digress |daɪˈɡres| — lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
digression |daɪˈɡreʃn| — a message that departs from the main subject
digressive |dɪˈɡresɪv| — of superficial relevance if any
digs |dɪɡz| — an excavation for ore or precious stones or for archaeology
digue |diːɡ| — (obsolete) A bank; a dike.
dihedral |daɪˈhiːdrəl| — (mathematics) An angle between two plane surfaces
dike |ˈdaɪk| — (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
diktat |dɪkˈtæt| — a harsh penalty or settlement imposed upon a defeated party by the victor
dilapidate |dəˈlæpəˌdet| — bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse
dilapidated |dɪˈlæpɪdeɪtɪd| — in deplorable condition
dilapidation |dɪˌlæpɪˈdeɪʃn| — a state of deterioration due to old age or long use
dilatable |daɪˈleɪtəbl| — That can be dilated
dilatation |ˌdaɪləˈteɪʃn| — the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
dilate |daɪˈleɪt| — become wider
dilation |daɪˈleɪʃn| — a lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic
dilative |daɪˈleɪtɪv| — That dilates, or causes dilation
dilator |daɪˈleɪtər| — a muscle or nerve that dilates or widens a body part
dilatory |ˈdɪlətɔːrɪ| — wasting time
dilemma |dɪˈlemə| — state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
dilettant — Alternative form of dilettante.
dilettante |ˌdɪləˈtæntɪ| — an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge
dilettanti |ˌdɪlɪˈtæntiː| — plural form of dilettante
dilettantish — showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
dilettantism |dɪlɪˈtæntɪzəm| — The act of behaving like a dilettante, of being an amateur or "dabbler", sometimes in the arts. Also the act of enjoying the arts, being a connoisseur.
diligence |ˈdɪlɪdʒəns| — conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task; giving the degree of care required in a given situation
diligent |ˈdɪlɪdʒənt| — quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness
diligently |ˈdɪlɪdʒəntlɪ| — with diligence; in a diligent manner
dill |dɪl| — aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning
dilly |ˈdɪlɪ| — redolent of dill (the spice)
dilly-dally |ˈdɪlɪ dælɪ| — postpone doing what one should be doing
diluent |ˈdɪljʊənt| — a diluting agent
dilute |daɪˈluːt| — lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
diluted |daɪˈluːtəd| — reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity
diluting |daɪˈluːtɪŋ| — Present participle of dilute.
dilution |daɪˈluːʃn| — a diluted solution
diluvial |dɪˈluːviːəl| — of or connected with a deluge
diluvium |dɪˈluːviːəm| — An inundation or flood.
dim |dɪm| — switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
dim-witted |ˈwɪtɪd| — lacking mental capacity and subtlety
dime |daɪm| — a United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar
dimension |daɪˈmenʃn| — the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
dimensional |daɪˈmenʃənl| — having dimension--the quality or character or stature proper to a person
dimensions |ˌdɪˈmenʃənz| — plural form of dimension
dimerous |ˈdɪmərəs| — (botany) in two parts: in a flower each whorl (of flower parts) has two flower parts.
dimeter |ˈdɪmɪdər| — (poetry) A line in a poem having two metrical feet.
dimethyl |daɪˈmeθəl| — (organic chemistry) (in combination) Two methyl groups in a molecule.
dimidiate |dɪˈmɪdiːˌeɪt| — divided into two (equal) halves
diminish |dɪˈmɪnɪʃ| — decrease in size, extent, or range
diminishable — That may be diminished
diminished |dəˈmɪnɪʃt| — impaired by diminution
diminishing |dəˈmɪnɪʃɪŋ| — becoming smaller or less or appearing to do so
diminuendo |dɪˌmɪnjʊˈendəʊ| — (music) a gradual decrease in loudness
diminution |ˌdɪmɪˈnuːʃn| — change toward something smaller or lower
diminutival |dɪˌmɪnjʊˈtaɪvəl| — Indicating diminution; diminutive.
diminutive |dɪˈmɪnjətɪv| — a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness
dimity |ˈdɪmɪtɪ| — a strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedcovers and curtains
dimly |ˈdɪmlɪ| — in a dim indistinct manner
dimmer |ˈdɪmər| — a rheostat that varies the current through an electric light in order to control the level of illumination
dimmish |ˈdɪmɪʃ| — Somewhat dim.
dimness |ˈdɪmnəs| — the state of being poorly illuminated
dimorphic |daɪˈmɔːrfɪk| — occurring or existing in two different forms
dimorphism |daɪˈmɔːrˌfɪzəm| — (chemistry) the property of certain substances that enables them to exist in two distinct crystalline forms
dimorphous |daɪˈmɔːrfəs| — occurring or existing in two different forms
dimout — darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)
dimple |ˈdɪmpl| — a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners are still attached
dimply |ˈdɪmplɪ| — dimpled
dimwit |ˈdɪmwɪt| — a stupid incompetent person
dimwitted — Alternative spelling of dim-witted.
din |dɪn| — a loud harsh or strident noise
dinar |ˈdiːnɑːr| — 100 dinars equal 1 rial in Iran
dine |daɪn| — have supper; eat dinner
dine out |ˈdaɪn ˈaʊt| — eat at a restaurant or at somebody else's home
diner |ˈdaɪnər| — a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)
dinette |daɪˈnet| — a small area off of a kitchen that is used for dining
ding |dɪŋ| — a ringing sound
ding-dong |ˈdɪŋ dɔːŋ| — the noise made by a bell
dingey |ˈdɪŋɡiː| — Alternative spelling of dinghy.
dinghy |ˈdɪŋɪ| — a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
dingle |ˈdɪŋɡəl| — a small wooded hollow
dingle-dangle |ˈdɪŋɡlˈdæŋɡl| — (obsolete) Hanging loose; swinging backwards and forwards.
dingo |ˈdɪŋɡəʊ| — wolflike yellowish-brown wild dog of Australia
dingy |ˈdɪndʒɪ| — thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
dining |ˈdaɪnɪŋ| — the act of eating dinner
dining-car |ˈdaɪnɪŋ kɑːrr| — A carriage on a train that functions as a restaurant.
dining-room |ˈdaɪnɪŋ ruːm| — a room used for dining
dinkey |ˈdɪŋkiː| — a small locomotive
dinky |ˈdɪŋkɪ| — a small locomotive
dinner |ˈdɪnər| — the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
dinner-jacket |ˈdɪnər ˌjakət| — (US) A jacket, often white, corresponding to a tuxedo jacket.
dinner-party |ˈdɪnə pɑːrtɪ| — A relatively formal meal at which invited guests eat in the home of the host; a guestmeal.
dinner-time |ˈdɪnətaɪm| — Alternative spelling of dinnertime.
dinnertime |ˈdɪnərˌtɑɪm| — the customary or habitual hour for the evening meal
dinnerware |ˈdɪnərwer| — the tableware (plates and platters and serving bowls etc.) used in serving a meal
dinosaur |ˈdaɪnəsɔːr| — any of numerous extinct terrestrial reptiles of the Mesozoic era
dint |dɪnt| — interchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'
diocesan |daɪˈɑːsɪsn| — a bishop having jurisdiction over a diocese
diocese |ˈdaɪəsɪs| — the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
diode |ˈdaɪəʊd| — a thermionic tube having two electrodes; used as a rectifier
dioecious |daɪˈiːʃəs| — having male and female reproductive organs in separate plants or animals
diopter |daɪˈɑːptər| — a unit of measurement of the refractive power of a lens which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length measured in meters; used by oculists
dioptre |daɪˈɑːptər| — a unit of measurement of the refractive power of a lens which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length measured in meters; used by oculists
dioptric |daɪˈɑːptrɪk| — Acting as a medium for sight; making use of refraction (of lenses, etc.).
dioptrics |daɪˈɑːptrɪks| — plural form of dioptric
diorama |ˌdaɪəˈrɑːmə| — a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
diorite |ˈdaɪəˌraɪt| — a granular crystalline intrusive rock
dioxide |daɪˈɑːksaɪd| — an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule
dioxin |daɪˈɑːksɪn| — any of several toxic or carcinogenic hydrocarbons that occur as impurities in herbicides
dip |dɪp| — a depression in an otherwise level surface
diphasic |daɪˈfeɪzɪk| — Having, or occurring in, two phases
diphtheria |dɪfˈθɪrɪə| — acute contagious infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae; marked by the formation of a false membrane in the throat and other air passages causing difficulty in breathing
diphtheritic |dɪfθəˈrɪtɪk| — (medicine) Resembling or related to diphtheria.
diphthong |ˈdɪfθɑːŋ| — a vowel sound that starts near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves toward the position for another
diphthongal |dɪfˈθɔːŋɡəl| — Pertaining to a diphthong.
diphthongize |ˈdɪfθɑːŋaɪz| — change from a simple vowel to a diphthong
diploma |dɪˈpləʊmə| — a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study
diplomacy |dɪˈpləʊməsɪ| — negotiation between nations
diplomaed |dɪˈpləʊməd| — Having an academic diploma.
diplomat |ˈdɪpləmæt| — an official engaged in international negotiations
diplomatic |ˌdɪpləˈmætɪk| — relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
diplomatically |ˌdɪpləˈmætɪklɪ| — with diplomacy; in a diplomatic manner
diplomatics |dɪpləˈmætɪks| — The science of authenticating, dating, and interpreting old official documents.
diplomatist |dɪˈpləʊmətɪst| — an official engaged in international negotiations
diplomatize |dɪˈpləʊməˌtaɪz| — To engage in diplomacy.
dipnoi |ˈdɪpnɔɪ| — bony fishes of the southern hemisphere that breathe by a modified air bladder as well as gills; sometimes classified as an order of Crossopterygii
dipolar |daɪˈpəʊlər| — having equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles having opposite signs and separated by a small distance
dipole |ˈdaɪpəʊl| — a pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles separated by a small distance
dipper |ˈdɪpər| — a ladle that has a cup with a long handle
dipping |ˈdɪpɪŋ| — Present participle of dip.
dipping-needle |ˈdɪpɪŋˌniːdl| — a magnetic needle suspended at its center of gravity, and moving freely in a vertical plane, so as to indicate on a graduated circle the magnetic dip or inclination
dippy |ˈdɪpɪ| — Lacking common sense
dipso |ˈdɪpsəʊ| — (informal) dipsomaniac
dipsomania |ˌdɪpsəˈmeɪnɪə| — an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
dipsomaniac |ˌdɪpsəˈmeɪnɪæk| — a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
dipt |dɪpt| — (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of dip
dipteral |ˈdɪptərəl| — Having two wings only.
dipterous |ˈdɪptərəs| — of or relating to or belonging to the Diptera
diptych |ˈdɪptɪk| — a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on two panels (usually hinged like a book)
dire |ˈdaɪər| — fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless
direct |dəˈrekt| — command with authority
directed |dɪˈrektəd| — (often used in combination) having a specified direction
directing |dəˈrektɪŋ| — showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
direction |dəˈrekʃn| — a line leading to a place or point
directional |dəˈrekʃənl| — showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
directions |dəˈrekʃənz| — plural form of direction
directive |dəˈrektɪv| — a pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity
directly |dəˈrektlɪ| — without deviation
directness |dəˈrektnəs| — trueness of course toward a goal
director |dəˈrektər| — someone who controls resources and expenditures
directorate |dəˈrektərət| — a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution
directorial |ˌdaɪrekˈtɔːrɪəl| — Of or pertaining to a director
directorship |dəˈrektərʃɪp| — the position of a director of a business concern
directory |dəˈrektərɪ| — an alphabetical list of names and addresses
directress |dəˈrektrəs| — A female director.
directrices |dɪˈrektrɪˌsiːz| — plural form of directrix
directrix |dəˈrektrɪks| — A female who directs; a directress.
direful |ˈdaɪəfəl| — causing fear or dread or terror
dirge |dɜːrdʒ| — a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
dirigible |ˈdɪrɪdʒəbl| — a steerable self-propelled aircraft
diriment |ˈdɪriːmənt| — (religion, of an impediment to marriage) Serving to invalidate an attempted marriage.
dirk |dɜːrk| — a relatively long dagger with a straight blade
dirndl |ˈdɜːrndl| — a full skirt with a gathered waistband
dirt |dɜːrt| — the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
dirt-cheap |ˈdɜːt tʃiːp| — Very cheap
dirtily |ˈdɜːtɪlɪ| — in a sordid manner
dirtiness |ˈdɜːtɪnɪs| — the state of being unsanitary
dirty |ˈdɜːrtɪ| — make soiled, filthy, or dirty
disability |ˌdɪsəˈbɪlətɪ| — the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
disable |dɪsˈeɪbl| — make unable to perform a certain action
disabled |dɪsˈeɪbld| — people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped
disablement |dɪsˈeɪblmənt| — the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
disabling |ˌdɪˈseɪbəlɪŋ| — that cripples or disables or incapacitates
disabuse |ˌdɪsəˈbjuːz| — free somebody (from an erroneous belief)
disaccord |ˌdɪsəˈkɔːrd| — be different from one another
disadvantage |ˌdɪsədˈvæntɪdʒ| — the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
disadvantaged |ˌdɪsədˈvæntɪdʒd| — marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences
disadvantageous |ˌdɪsædvænˈteɪdʒəs| — involving or creating circumstances detrimental to success or effectiveness
disadvantageously |ˌdɪsˌædvənˈteɪdʒəslɪ| — in a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage
disaffected |ˌdɪsəˈfektɪd| — discontented as toward authority
disaffection |ˌdɪsəˈfekʃn| — the feeling of being alienated from other people
disaffirm |ˌdɪsəˈfərm| — To deny, contradict or repudiate
disafforest |ˌdɪsəˈfɒrɪst| — remove the trees from
disagree |ˌdɪsəˈɡriː| — be of different opinions
disagreeable |ˌdɪsəˈɡriːəbl| — unpleasant to interact with
disagreeables — plural form of disagreeable
disagreeably |ˌdɪsəˈɡriːəblɪ| — in a disagreeable manner
disagreement |ˌdɪsəˈɡriːmənt| — a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
disallow |ˌdɪsəˈlaʊ| — command against
disallowance |ˌdɪsəˈlaʊəns| — The action of not allowing, or of withdrawing allowance.
disannul |dɪsəˈnʌl| — To annul, do away with; to cancel.
disappear |ˌdɪsəˈpɪr| — get lost, as without warning or explanation
disappearance |ˌdɪsəˈpɪrəns| — the act of leaving secretly or without explanation
disappeared |ˌdɪsəˈpɪrd| — (often of a political dissident) Caused to disappear.
disappearing |ˌdɪsəˈpɪrɪŋ| — the act of leaving secretly or without explanation
disappoint |ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪnt| — fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
disappointed |ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪd| — disappointingly unsuccessful
disappointing |ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪŋ| — not up to expectations
disappointment |ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntmənt| — a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized
disapprobation |ˌdɪsˌæprəˈbeɪʃn| — an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable
disapprobatory |dɪsˈæprəʊbeɪtərɪ| — Containing disapprobation; serving to disapprove.
disapproval |ˌdɪsəˈpruːvl| — a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing
disapprove |ˌdɪsəˈpruːv| — consider bad or wrong
disapprovingly |ˌdɪsəˈpruːvɪŋlɪ| — showing disapproval
disarm |dɪsˈɑːrm| — remove offensive capability from
disarmament |dɪsˈɑːrməmənt| — act of reducing or depriving of arms
disarming |dɪsˈɑːrmɪŋ| — act of reducing or depriving of arms
disarrange |ˌdɪsəˈreɪndʒ| — destroy the arrangement or order of
disarrangement |ˌdɪsəˈreɪndʒmənt| — a condition in which an orderly system has been disrupted
disarray |ˌdɪsəˈreɪ| — a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
disarticulate |dɪsɑːrˈtɪkjəleɪt| — separate at the joints
disassemble |ˌdɪsəˈsembl| — take apart into its constituent pieces
disassembled |ˌdɪsəˈsembəld| — simple past tense and past participle of disassemble
disassembling — Present participle of disassemble.
disassociate |ˌdɪsəˈsəʊʃɪeɪt| — part; cease or break association with
disaster |dɪˈzæstər| — a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune
disastrous |dɪˈzæstrəs| — (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
disavow |ˌdɪsəˈvaʊ| — refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with
disavowal |ˌdɪsəˈvaʊəl| — denial of any connection with or knowledge of
disbalance |dɪsˈbæləns| — imbalance
disband |dɪsˈbænd| — cause to break up or cease to function
disbandment |dɪsˈbændmənt| — the act of disbanding
disbar |dɪsˈbɑːr| — remove from the bar; expel from the practice of law by official action
disbark — To strip of bark.
disbarment |ˌdɪˈsbɑːrmənt| — the act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law
disbelief |ˌdɪsbɪˈliːf| — doubt about the truth of something
disbelieve |ˌdɪsbɪˈliːv| — reject as false; refuse to accept
disbeliever |ˈdɪsbɪˈliːvə| — One who disbelieves, one who does not believe.
disboscation |ˌdɪsbɒsˈkeɪʃən| — deforestation for the purpose of creating cleared arable land for farming.
disbranch |dɪsˈbræntʃ| — To divest of a branch or branches; to tear off.
disbud |dɪsˈbəd| — thin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers
disburden |dɪsˈbərdn| — take the burden off; remove the burden from
disburse |dɪsˈbɜːrs| — expend, as from a fund
disbursement |dɪsˈbɜːsmənt| — amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
disc |dɪsk| — sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
discalced |dəˈskalst| — (used of certain religious orders) barefoot or wearing only sandals
discard |dɪsˈkɑːrd| — anything that is cast aside or discarded
discarded |ˌdɪˈskɑːrdəd| — thrown away
discern |dɪˈsɜːrn| — detect with the senses
discernible |dɪˈsɜːrnəbl| — capable of being perceived clearly
discerning |dɪˈsɜːrnɪŋ| — unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic
discernment |dɪˈsɜːrnmənt| — the cognitive condition of someone who understands
discharge |dɪsˈtʃɑːrdʒ| — the sudden giving off of energy
discharged |ˌdɪsˈtʃɑːrdʒd| — having lost your job
dischargee |ˌdɪstʃɑːˈdʒiː| — One who is discharged.
discharger |dɪsˈtʃɑːdʒə| — Someone or something that discharges something, such as pollution or a firearm
discharging |dɪsˈtʃɑːrdʒɪŋ| — Present participle of discharge.
disciple |dɪˈsaɪpl| — someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
discipleship — the position of disciple
disciplinarian |ˌdɪsəplɪˈnerɪən| — someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
disciplinary |ˈdɪsəplənerɪ| — designed to promote discipline
discipline |ˈdɪsəplɪn| — a branch of knowledge
disciplined |ˈdɪsəplɪnd| — obeying the rules
disclaim |dɪsˈkleɪm| — renounce a legal claim or title to
disclaimed |ˌdɪˈskleɪmd| — simple past tense and past participle of disclaim
disclaimer |dɪsˈkleɪmər| — (law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something
disclamation |ˌdɪskləˈmeɪʃən| — the act of disclaiming or something disclaimed
disclose |dɪsˈkləʊz| — make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
disclosed |dɪsˈkləʊzd| — made known (especially something secret or concealed)
disclosure |dɪsˈkləʊʒər| — the speech act of making something evident
disco |ˈdɪskəʊ| — popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
discoboli |dɪsˈkɒbəlaɪ| — plural form of discobolus
discobolus |dɪˈskɑːbələs| — a discus thrower
discoid |ˈdɪskɔɪd| — having a flat circular shape
discolor |ˌdɪˈskələr| — lose color or turn colorless
discoloration |ˌdɪsˌkʌləˈreɪʃn| — a soiled or discolored appearance
discolored |ˌdɪˈskələrd| — Deprived of color, or given the wrong color; pale, stained.
discolour |dɪsˈkʌlər| — change color, often in an undesired manner
discolouration |ˌdɪskələˈreɪʃən| — a soiled or discolored appearance
discoloured |dɪsˈkʌləd| — (UK) Alternative spelling of discolored.
discomfit |dɪsˈkʌmfɪt| — cause to lose one's composure
discomfiture |dɪsˈkʌmfɪtʃər| — anxious embarrassment
discomfort |dɪsˈkʌmfərt| — the state of being tense and feeling pain
discommend |ˈdɪskəˈmend| — (now rare) To show disapproval of something, find fault with.
discommode |ˌdɪskəˈməʊd| — to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
discommodity |dɪskəˈmɑːdɪtiː| — (archaic) disadvantage; inconvenience
discommon |dɪsˈkɑːmən| — To deprive of the right of common.
discompose |ˌdɪskəmˈpəʊz| — cause to lose one's composure
discomposed |ˌdɪskəmˈpəʊzd| — having your composure disturbed
discomposure |ˌdɪskəmˈpəʊʒər| — anxious embarrassment
disconcert |ˌdɪskənˈsɜːrt| — cause to feel embarrassment
disconcerted |ˌdɪskənˈsɜːtɪd| — having self-possession upset; thrown into confusion
disconcerting |ˌdɪskənˈsɜːrtɪŋ| — causing an emotional disturbance
disconnect |ˌdɪskəˈnekt| — an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
disconnected |ˌdɪskəˈnektɪd| — having been divided; having the unity destroyed
disconnectedly |ˌdɪskəˈnektɪdliː| — In a disconnected manner
disconnecting |ˌdɪskəˈnektɪŋ| — Present participle of disconnect.
disconnection |ˌdɪskəˈnekʃn| — state of being disconnected
disconnexion |ˌdɪskəˈnekʃən| — Dated form of disconnection.
disconsolate |dɪsˈkɑːnsələt| — causing dejection
discontent |ˌdɪskənˈtent| — a longing for something better than the present situation
discontented |ˌdɪskənˈtentɪd| — showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing
discontentedly |ˌdɪskənˈtentɪdlɪ| — with discontent; in a discontented manner
discontentment |dɪskənˈtentment| — a longing for something better than the present situation
discontiguous |ˌdɪskənˈtɪɡjʊəs| — Not contiguous
discontinuance |ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuːəns| — the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)
discontinuation |ˌdɪskənˌtɪnjʊˈeɪʃən| — the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)
discontinue |ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuː| — put an end to a state or an activity
discontinued |ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuːd| — stopped permanently or temporarily
discontinuity |ˌdɪsˌkɑːntəˈnuːətɪ| — lack of connection or continuity
discontinuous |ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjʊəs| — of a function or curve; possessing one or more discontinuities
discord |ˈdɪskɔːrd| — lack of agreement or harmony
discordance |dɪsˈkɔːrdəns| — a harsh mixture of sounds
discordant |dɪsˈkɔːrdənt| — lacking in harmony
discount |ˈdɪskaʊnt| — the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
discounted |dɪsˈkaʊntəd| — Simple past tense and past participle of discount.
discountenance |ˌdɪsˈkaʊnt(ə)nəns| — look with disfavor on
discourage |dɪsˈkɜːrɪdʒ| — try to prevent; show opposition to
discouraged |dɪsˈkɜːrɪdʒd| — made less hopeful or enthusiastic
discouragement |dɪsˈkɜːrɪdʒmənt| — the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
discouraging |dɪsˈkɜːrɪdʒɪŋ| — expressing disapproval in order to dissuade
discourse |ˈdɪskɔːrs| — extended verbal expression in speech or writing
discourteous |dɪsˈkɜːrtɪəs| — lacking social graces
discourtesy |dɪsˈkɜːrtəsɪ| — an expression of lack of respect
discover |dɪˈskʌvər| — discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
discovered |ˌdɪˈskəvərd| — discovered or determined by scientific observation
discoverer |dɪˈskʌvərər| — someone who is the first to think of or make something
discovering |ˌdɪˈskəvərɪŋ| — Present participle of discover.
discovert |dɪsˈkʌvərt| — (obsolete) An uncovered place or part.
discovery |dɪˈskʌvərɪ| — the act of discovering something
discredit |dɪsˈkredɪt| — the state of being held in low esteem
discreditable |dɪsˈkredɪtəbl| — tending to bring discredit or disrepute; blameworthy
discredited |ˌdɪˈskredətəd| — being unjustly brought into disrepute
discrediting |ˌdɪˈskredətɪŋ| — Present participle of discredit.
discreet |dɪˈskriːt| — unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic
discreetly |dɪˈskriːtlɪ| — with discretion; prudently and with wise self-restraint
discrepancy |dɪsˈkrepənsɪ| — a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
discrepant |dɪˈskrepənt| — not compatible with other facts
discrete |dɪˈskriːt| — constituting a separate entity or part
discretion |dɪˈskreʃn| — freedom to act or judge on one's own
discretionary |dɪˈskreʃənerɪ| — having or using the ability to act or decide according to your own discretion or judgment
discriminant |dəˈskrɪmənənt| — (algebra) An expression that gives information about the roots of a polynomial; for example, the expression D = b2 - 4ac determines whether the roots of the quadratic equation ax2 + bx + c = 0 are real and distinct (D > 0), real and equal (D = 0) or co
discriminate |dɪˈskrɪmɪneɪt| — recognize or perceive the difference
discriminating |dɪˈskrɪmɪneɪtɪŋ| — having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
discrimination |dɪˌskrɪmɪˈneɪʃn| — unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
discriminative |dɪˈskrɪməˌneɪtɪv| — capable of making fine distinctions
discriminatory |dɪˈskrɪmɪnətɔːrɪ| — containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
discrown |dɪsˈkraʊn| — To remove the crown from; thus, to deprive of royal status
discursive |dɪsˈkɜːrsɪv| — proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition
discursiveness |dɪˈskɜːsɪvnəs| — the quality of being discursive
discus |ˈdɪskəs| — an athletic competition in which a disk-shaped object is thrown as far as possible
discuss |dɪˈskʌs| — to consider or examine in speech or writing
discussant |dəˈskəsənt| — a participant in a formal discussion
discussion |dɪˈskʌʃn| — an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
disdain |dɪsˈdeɪn| — lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
disdainful |dɪsˈdeɪnfl| — expressing extreme contempt
disease |dɪˈziːz| — an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
diseased |dɪˈziːzd| — caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology
disembark |ˌdɪsɪmˈbɑːrk| — go ashore
disembarkation |ˌdɪˌsembarˈkeɪʃən| — the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft
disembarrass |ˌdɪsəmˈberəs| — relieve from
disembodied |ˌdɪsɪmˈbɑːdɪd| — not having a material body
disembodiment — A soul, spirit, or consciousness that has been disembodied, or which otherwise lacks a physical form.
disembody |ˌdɪsəˈbɑːdɪ| — free from a body or physical form or reality
disembogue |ˌdɪsemˈbəʊɡ| — To come out into the open sea from a river etc.
disembosom |dɪsemˈbʊzəm| — (archaic) To separate from the bosom.
disembowel |ˌdɪsɪmˈbaʊəl| — remove the entrails of
disembroil |ˌdɪsəmˈbrɔɪl| — free from involvement or entanglement
disenable |ˌdɪsenˈeɪbəl| — make unable to perform a certain action
disenchant |ˌdɪsənˈtʃænt| — free from enchantment
disenchanted |ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃæntɪd| — freed from enchantment
disenchantment |ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃæntmənt| — freeing from false belief or illusions
disencumber |ˌdɪsənˈkəmbər| — release from entanglement of difficulty
disendow |ˌdɪsənˈdaʊ| — To deprive of an endowment.
disenfranchise |ˌdɪsɪnˈfræntʃaɪz| — deprive of voting rights
disenfranchised |ˌdɪsənˈfrænˌtʃaɪzd| — deprived of the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote
disengage |ˌdɪsɪnˈɡeɪdʒ| — release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles
disengaged |ˌdɪsənˈɡeɪdʒd| — simple past tense and past participle of disengage
disengagement |ˌdɪsɪnˈɡeɪdʒmənt| — the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
disentail |dɪsenˈteɪl| — (law) To free from entailment.
disentangle |ˌdɪsɪnˈtæŋɡl| — release from entanglement of difficulty
disentanglement |ˌdɪsɪnˈtæŋɡlmənt| — the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition
disenthral |dɪsenˈθrɔːl| — Alternative spelling of disinthral.
disenthrall |ˌdɪsenˈθrɔːl| — To free from slavery or captivation.
disentitle |dɪsenˈtaɪtl| — To deprive of title.
disentomb |ˌdɪsenˈtuːm| — To remove from a tomb.
disequilibrium |ˌdɪsˌiːkwɪˈlɪbrɪəm| — loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others
disestablish |ˌdɪsɪˈstæblɪʃ| — deprive (an established church) of its status
disesteem |dɪsɪˈstiːm| — the state in which esteem has been lost
disfavor |ˌdɪsˈfeɪvər| — the state of being out of favor
disfavour |dɪsˈfeɪvər| — the state of being out of favor
disfeature |dɪsˈfiːtʃər| — To deprive of features; to mar the features of.
disfiguration |dɪsˌfɪɡjʊəˈreɪʃən| — an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen
disfigure |dɪsˈfɪɡjər| — mar or spoil the appearance of
disfigured |ˌdɪsˈfɪɡjərd| — having the appearance spoiled
disfigurement |dɪsˈfɪɡərmənt| — an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen
disforest |dɪsˈfɒrɪst| — remove the trees from
disfranchise |dɪsˈfræntʃaɪz| — deprive of voting rights
disfrock |dɪsˈfrɑːk| — To remove from status as a member of a clergy; to unfrock.
disfunction — (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
disgorge |dɪsˈɡɔːrdʒ| — cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
disgrace |dɪsˈɡreɪs| — a state of dishonor
disgraceful |dɪsˈɡreɪsfl| — giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
disgracing |dɪsˈɡreɪsɪŋ| — Present participle of disgrace.
disgruntle |ˌdɪˈsɡrəntəl| — put into a bad mood or into bad humour
disgruntled |dɪsˈɡrʌntld| — in a state of sulky dissatisfaction
disguise |dɪsˈɡaɪz| — an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
disguised |ˌdɪˈsɡaɪzd| — having its true character concealed with the intent of misleading
disguising |ˌdɪˈsɡaɪzɪŋ| — Present participle of disguise.
disgust |dɪsˈɡʌst| — strong feelings of dislike
disgusted |ˌdɪˈsɡəstəd| — having a strong distaste from surfeit
disgustful |dəˈskəstfəl| — highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
disgusting |dɪsˈɡʌstɪŋ| — highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
disgustingly |dɪsˈɡʌstɪŋlɪ| — in a disgusting manner or to a disgusting degree
dish |dɪʃ| — a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
dish out |ˈdɪʃ ˈaʊt| — administer or bestow, as in small portions
dish up |ˈdɪʃ ʌp| — provide (usually but not necessarily food)
dish-washer |ˈdɪˌʃwɑːʃər| — Alternative spelling of dishwasher.
dishabille |ˌdɪsæˈbiːl| — the state of being carelessly or partially dressed
dishabituate |dɪshʌˈbɪtʃuːˌeɪt| — (intransitive) To respond (to a stimulus) with dishabituation.
dishallow |dɪsˈhæləʊ| — To make unholy; to profane.
disharmonious |ˌdɪshɑːrˈməʊnɪəs| — lacking in harmony
disharmonize |dɪsˈhɑːrməˌnaɪz| — cause to sound harsh and unpleasant
disharmony |dɪsˈhɑːrmənɪ| — a lack of harmony
dishcloth |ˈdɪʃklɔːθ| — a cloth for washing dishes
dishearten |dɪsˈhɑːrtn| — take away the enthusiasm of
disheartened |ˌdɪsˈhɑːrtənd| — made less hopeful or enthusiastic
disheartening |ˌdɪsˈhɑːrtənɪŋ| — destructive of morale and self-reliance
disherison |dɪsˈherɪsən| — The act of disheriting, or debarring from inheritance.
dishes |ˈdɪʃəz| — plural form of dish
dishevel |ˌdɪˈʃevəl| — disarrange or rumple; dishevel
disheveled |ˌdɪˈʃevəld| — in disarray; extremely disorderly
dishevelled |dɪˈʃevld| — in disarray; extremely disorderly
dishonest |dɪsˈɑːnɪst| — capable of being corrupted
dishonesty |dɪsˈɑːnɪstɪ| — the quality of being dishonest
dishonor |ˌdɪˈsɑːnər| — a state of shame or disgrace
dishonorable |ˌdɪˈsɑːnərəbəl| — lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor
dishonorably — in a dishonorable manner
dishonoring — Present participle of dishonor.
dishonour |dɪsˈɑːnər| — a state of shame or disgrace
dishonourable |dɪsˈɑːnərəbl| — lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor
dishonourably |dɪsˈɒnərəblɪ| — in a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree
dishonouring |dɪsˈɒnərɪŋ| — Present participle of dishonour.
dishorn |dɪsˈhɔːrn| — To deprive of horns.
dishrag |ˈdɪʃræɡ| — a cloth for washing dishes
dishwasher |ˈdɪʃwɔːʃər| — a machine for washing dishes
dishwater |ˈdɪʃwɔːtər| — water in which dishes and cooking utensils are washed
dishy |ˈdɪʃɪ| — (informal British) sexually attractive
disillusion |ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒn| — freeing from false belief or illusions
disillusioned |ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒnd| — freed from illusion
disillusioning |ˌdɪsəˈluːʒənɪŋ| — freeing from illusion or false belief
disillusionize |dɪsɪˈluːʒəˌˌnaɪz| — To disillusion, disabuse, free from illusion.
disillusionment |ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒnmənt| — freeing from false belief or illusions
disimprove — (rare) to make worse
disimproving — Present participle of disimprove.
disincentive |ˌdɪsɪnˈsentɪv| — a negative motivational influence
disinclination |ˌdɪsˌɪnklɪˈneɪʃn| — that toward which you are inclined to feel dislike
disincline |ˌdɪsənˈklaɪn| — make unwilling
disinclined |ˌdɪsɪnˈklaɪnd| — unwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval
disincorporate |dɪsɪnˈkɔːrpəˌˌreɪt| — To deprive of corporate rights.
disinfect |ˌdɪsɪnˈfekt| — destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing
disinfectant |ˌdɪsɪnˈfektənt| — an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease
disinfected |ˌdɪsɪnˈfektɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of disinfect
disinfecting |ˌdɪsɪnˈfektɪŋ| — Present participle of disinfect.
disinfection |ˌdɪsɪnˈfekʃn| — treatment to destroy harmful microorganisms
disinflation |ˌdɪsənˈfleɪʃən| — a reduction of prices intended to improve the balance of payments
disinformation |ˌdɪsˌɪnfərˈmeɪʃn| — misinformation that is deliberately disseminated in order to influence or confuse rivals (foreign enemies or business competitors etc.)
disingenuous |ˌdɪsɪnˈdʒenjʊəs| — not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness
disinherit |ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪt| — prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
disinheritance |ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪtəns| — the act by a donor that terminates the right of a person to inherit
disintegrate |dɪsˈɪntɪɡreɪt| — break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity
disintegration |dɪsˌɪntɪˈɡreɪʃn| — in a decomposed state
disintegrator |dɪsˈɪntɪɡreɪtə| — One who, or that which, disintegrates.
disinter |ˌdɪsɪnˈtɜːr| — dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies
disinterest |dɪsˈɪntrəst| — tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement
disinterested |dɪsˈɪntrəstɪd| — unaffected by self-interest
disinvestment |ˌdɪˌsɪnˈvestmənt| — the withdrawal of capital from a country or corporation
disject |dɪsˈdʒekt| — (archaic) To break apart; separate
disjoin |dɪsˈjɔɪn| — make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of
disjoined |dɪsdʒɔɪnd| — have the connection undone; having become separate
disjoint |dɪsˈdʒɔɪnt| — part; cease or break association with
disjointed |dɪsˈdʒɔɪntɪd| — lacking orderly continuity
disjunct |dɪsˈdʒʌŋkt| — having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects
disjunction |dɪsˈdʒʌŋkʃn| — state of being disconnected
disjunctive |dɪsˈdʒʌŋktɪv| — serving or tending to divide or separate
disjuncture |dɪsˈdʒʌŋ(k)tʃə| — state of being disconnected
disk |dɪsk| — something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
diskette |dɪsˈket| — a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer
dislike |dɪsˈlaɪk| — an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
dislikes |ˌdɪsˈlaɪks| — third-person singular simple present indicative form of dislike
dislocate |ˈdɪsləʊkeɪt| — move out of position
dislocated |ˈdɪsləkeɪtɪd| — separated at the joint
dislocation |ˌdɪsləʊˈkeɪʃn| — an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
dislodge |dɪsˈlɑːdʒ| — remove or force out from a position
disloyal |dɪsˈlɔɪəl| — showing lack of love for your country
disloyalty |dɪsˈlɔɪəltɪ| — the quality of being disloyal
dismal |ˈdɪzməl| — causing dejection
dismally |ˈdɪzməlɪ| — in a cheerless manner
dismantle |dɪsˈmæntl| — tear down so as to make flat with the ground
dismantled |ˌdɪˈsmæntəld| — torn down and broken up
dismantlement |ˌdɪˈsmæntəlmənt| — the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)
dismantling |ˌdɪˈsmæntəlɪŋ| — the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)
dismast |dɪsˈmast| — To break off the mast (of a ship), especially by gunfire.
dismasted — simple past tense and past participle of dismast
dismay |dɪsˈmeɪ| — the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
dismayed |ˌdɪˈsmeɪd| — struck with fear, dread, or consternation
dismember |dɪsˈmembər| — separate the limbs from the body
dismemberment |dɪsˈmembərmənt| — the removal of limbs; being cut to pieces
dismiss |dɪsˈmɪs| — bar from attention or consideration
dismissal |dɪsˈmɪsl| — a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
dismissed |ˌdɪˈsmɪst| — having lost your job
dismission |dɪsˈmɪʃən| — official notice that you have been fired from your job
dismissive |dɪsˈmɪsɪv| — showing indifference or disregard
dismount |dɪsˈmaʊnt| — the act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)
dismountable — capable of being dismounted
dismounted |dɪˈsmaʊntəd| — Pertaining to a horseman who has gotten off his horse, or to something which has been removed from its usual mounting, as with a statue off its pedestal, a framed picture from a wall, or a chandelier hanging from a ceiling.
disobedience |ˌdɪsəˈbiːdɪəns| — the failure to obey
disobedient |ˌdɪsəˈbiːdɪənt| — unwilling to submit to authority
disobediently |ˌdɪsəˈbiːdɪəntlɪ| — in a disobedient manner
disobey |ˌdɪsəˈbeɪ| — refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient
disoblige |ˌdɪsəˈblaɪdʒ| — to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
disobliging |ˌdɪsəˈblaɪdʒɪŋ| — intentionally unaccommodating
disobligingly |ˈdɪsəˈblaɪdʒɪŋlɪ| — So as to disoblige.
disorder |dɪsˈɔːrdər| — a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
disordered |ˌdɪˈsɔːrdərd| — thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
disorderly |dɪsˈɔːrdərlɪ| — in utter disorder
disorganization |dɪsˌɔːrɡənəˈzeɪʃn| — a condition in which an orderly system has been disrupted
disorganize |ˌdɪˈsɔːrɡəˌnaɪz| — remove the organization from
disorganized |dɪsˈɔːrɡənaɪzd| — lacking order or methodical arrangement or function
disorient |ˌdɪˈsɔːrɪˌent| — cause to be lost or disoriented
disorientate |dɪsˈɔːrɪənteɪt| — cause to be lost or disoriented
disorientated |dɪsˈɔːrɪənteɪtɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of disorientate
disorientation |dɪsˌɔːrɪənˈteɪʃn| — a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)
disoriented |ˌdɪˈsɔːrɪˌentəd| — having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity
disown |dɪsˈəʊn| — prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
disowning |dɪsˈəʊnɪŋ| — refusal to acknowledge as one's own
disparage |dɪˈspærɪdʒ| — express a negative opinion of
disparagement |dɪˈspærɪdʒmənt| — a communication that belittles somebody or something
disparaging |dɪˈspærɪdʒɪŋ| — expressive of low opinion
disparate |ˈdɪspərət| — fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind
disparity |dɪˈspærətɪ| — inequality or difference in some respect
dispart |dɪsˈpɑːrt| — (now rare) To part, separate.
dispassion — objectivity and detachment
dispassionate |dɪsˈpæʃənət| — unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice
dispassionately |dɪsˈpæʃənətlɪ| — in an impartially dispassionate manner
dispatch |dɪˈspætʃ| — an official report (usually sent in haste)
dispatcher |dɪˈspætʃər| — the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition
dispatching |ˌdɪˈspætʃɪŋ| — The sending of somebody or something to a destination for a purpose.
dispel |dɪˈspel| — force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
dispelled |ˌdɪˈspeld| — simple past tense and past participle of dispel
dispensable |dɪˈspensəbl| — capable of being dispensed with or done without
dispensary |dɪˈspensərɪ| — clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed
dispensation |ˌdɪspenˈseɪʃn| — an exemption from some rule or obligation
dispensatory |dɪˈspensətɔːriː| — Granting, or authorized to grant, dispensations.
dispense |dɪˈspens| — administer or bestow, as in small portions
dispenser |dɪˈspensər| — a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
dispeople |dɪsˈpiːpəl| — To empty of people or inhabitants.
dispersal |dɪˈspɜːrsl| — the act of dispersing or diffusing something
disperse |dɪˈspɜːrs| — distribute loosely
dispersed |ˌdɪˈspɜːst| — distributed or spread over a considerable extent
dispersing |ˌdɪˈspɜːsɪŋ| — Present participle of disperse.
dispersion |dɪˈspɜːrʒn| — spreading widely or driving off
dispersive |ˌdɪˈspɜːsɪv| — spreading by diffusion
dispirit |dəˈspɪrɪt| — lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
dispirited |dɪˈspɪrɪtɪd| — marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm
dispiritedness — a feeling of low spirits
dispiteous |dɪsˈpɪtiːəs| — Spiteful; malevolent; cruel.
displace |dɪsˈpleɪs| — cause to move, usually with force or pressure
displaced |ˌdɪˈspleɪst| — simple past tense and past participle of displace
displacement |dɪsˈpleɪsmənt| — act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
display |dɪˈspleɪ| — something intended to communicate a particular impression
displayed |ˌdɪˈspleɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of display
displease |dɪsˈpliːz| — give displeasure to
displeased |dɪsˈpliːzd| — not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure
displeasing |dɪsˈpliːzɪŋ| — causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities
displeasingly |dɪsˈpliːzɪŋlɪ| — in a displeasing manner
displeasure |dɪsˈpleʒər| — the feeling of being displeased or annoyed or dissatisfied with someone or something
displume |dɪsˈpluːm| — strip of honors, possessions, or attributes
disport |dɪˈspɔːrt| — occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
disposable |dɪˈspəʊzəbl| — an item that can be disposed of after it has been used
disposal |dɪˈspəʊzl| — the power to use something or someone
dispose |dɪˈspəʊz| — give, sell, or transfer to another
disposed |dɪˈspəʊzd| — having made preparations
disposer |dɪˈspəʊzə| — One who disposes.
disposition |ˌdɪspəˈzɪʃn| — your usual mood
dispositions |ˌdɪspəˈzɪʃənz| — plural form of disposition
dispossess |ˌdɪspəˈzes| — deprive of the possession of real estate
dispossession |ˌdɪspəˈzeʃn| — the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
disproof |dɪsˈpruːf| — any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something
disproportion |ˌdɪsprəˈpɔːrʃn| — lack of proportion; imbalance among the parts of something
disproportionate |ˌdɪsprəˈpɔːrʃənət| — not proportionate
disproportionately |ˌdɪsprəˈpɔːrʃənətlɪ| — out of proportion
disprove |ˌdɪsˈpruːv| — prove to be false
disproved |ˌdɪˈspruːvd| — simple past tense and past participle of disprove
disproving |ˌdɪsˈpruːvɪŋ| — Present participle of disprove.
disputable |dɪˈspjuːtəbl| — capable of being disproved
disputant |dɪˈspjuːtənt| — a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
disputation |ˌdɪspjʊˈteɪʃn| — the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
disputatious |ˌdɪspjuːˈteɪʃəs| — inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
dispute |dɪˈspjuːt| — a disagreement or argument about something important
disputed |ˌdɪˈspjuːtəd| — subject to disagreement and debate
disputer — One who disputes.
disqualification |dɪsˌkwɑːlɪfɪˈkeɪʃn| — unfitness that bars you from participation
disqualify |dɪsˈkwɑːlɪfaɪ| — make unfit or unsuitable
disquiet |dɪsˈkwaɪət| — a feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments
disquieted |dɪsˈkwaɪətɪd| — afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
disquieting |dɪsˈkwaɪətɪŋ| — causing mental discomfort
disquietude |dɪsˈkwaɪətjuːd| — feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
disquisition |ˌdɪskwɪˈzɪʃn| — an elaborate analytical or explanatory essay or discussion
disquisitional |ˌdɪskwɪˈzɪʃənl| — Pertaining to disquisition; of the nature of disquisition.
disrate |dɪsˈreɪt| — To lower a rate or rating
disregard |ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑːrd| — lack of attention and due care
disregarded |ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑːrdəd| — not noticed inadvertently
disrelish |dɪsˈrelɪʃ| — A lack of relish: distaste
disrepair |ˌdɪsrɪˈper| — in need of repairs
disreputable |dɪsˈrepjətəbl| — lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance
disreputation |dɪsrepjəˈteɪʃən| — Loss or lack of reputation or good name; dishonour; disrepute.
disrepute |ˌdɪsrɪˈpjuːt| — the state of being held in low esteem
disrespect |ˌdɪsrɪˈspekt| — an expression of lack of respect
disrespectful |ˌdɪsrɪˈspektfl| — neither feeling nor showing respect
disrobe |dɪsˈrəʊb| — get undressed
disrobing |dɪsˈrəʊbɪŋ| — Present participle of disrobe.
disroot |dɪsˈruːt| — To tear up the roots of, or by the roots; to tear from a foundation; to uproot.
disrupt |dɪsˈrʌpt| — make a break in
disrupted |ˌdɪsˈrəptəd| — marked by breaks or gaps
disruption |dɪsˈrʌpʃn| — an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
disruptive |dɪsˈrʌptɪv| — characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
dissatisfaction |ˌdɪsˌsætɪsˈfækʃn| — the feeling of being displeased and discontent
dissatisfactory |ˌdɪssætɪsˈfæktʌriː| — not up to expectations
dissatisfied |dɪsˈsætɪsfaɪd| — in a state of sulky dissatisfaction
dissatisfy |ˌdɪˈsætəsˌfaɪ| — fail to satisfy
dissect |dɪˈsekt| — cut open or cut apart
dissected |daɪˈsektəd| — having one or more indentations reaching nearly to the midrib
dissection |dɪˈsekʃn| — cutting so as to separate into pieces
dissector |dɪˈsektə| — One who dissects; an anatomist.
disseisee |ˌdɪssiːˈziː| — Alternative form of disseizee.
disseisin |dɪsˈsiːzɪn| — (law) The act of disseising.
disseize |dɪsˈsiːz| — (law) To deprive of seizin or possession; to dispossess or oust wrongfully (one in freehold possession of land).
disseizee |ˌdɪssiːˈziː| — (law) One who is disseized, or put out of possession of an estate unlawfully.
disseizin |dɪsˈsiːzɪn| — (law) The act of disseizing; an unlawful dispossessing and ouster of a person actually seized of the freehold.
dissemblance |dɪˈsembləns| — (countable) An act of dissembling.
dissemble |dɪˈsembl| — make believe with the intent to deceive
dissembled |dɪˈsembəld| — simple past tense and past participle of dissemble
dissembler |dɪˈsemblər| — a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
disseminate |dɪˈsemɪneɪt| — cause to become widely known
disseminated |ˌdɪˈseməˌnetəd| — Simple past tense and past participle of disseminate.
dissemination |dɪˌsemɪˈneɪʃn| — the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
disseminator — someone who spreads the news
dissension |dɪˈsenʃn| — disagreement among those expected to cooperate
dissent |dɪˈsent| — (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
dissenter |dɪˈsentər| — a person who dissents from some established policy
dissentient |dɪˈsenʃənt| — (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England
dissenting |ˌdɪˈsentɪŋ| — disagreeing, especially with a majority
dissentious |dɪˈsenʃəs| — dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
dissepiment |dəˈsepəmənt| — (botany, zoology) partition (in an organ); septum
dissert |dɪˈsɜːrt| — To discourse or dispute; to discuss.
dissertate |ˈdɪsərˌteɪt| — talk at length and formally about a topic
dissertation |ˌdɪsərˈteɪʃn| — a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree
disserve |dɪsˈsɜːrv| — To treat poorly; to do a disservice to
disservice |dɪsˈsɜːrvɪs| — an act intended to help that turns out badly
dissever |dəˈsevər| — separate into parts or portions
disseverance |dɪsˈsevərəns| — The act of dissevering; separation.
dissident |ˈdɪsɪdənt| — a person who dissents from some established policy
dissimilar |dɪˈsɪmɪlər| — not similar
dissimilarity |ˌdɪsɪmɪˈlærətɪ| — the quality of being dissimilar
dissimilation |dɪˌsɪməˈleɪʃən| — a linguistic process by which one of two similar sounds in a word becomes less like the other
dissimilitude |ˌdɪsɪˈmɪlɪtjuːd| — dissimilarity evidenced by an absence of likeness
dissimulate |dɪˈsɪmjʊleɪt| — hide (feelings) from other people
dissimulation |dɪˌsɪmjʊˈleɪʃn| — the act of deceiving
dissimulator |dɪˈsɪmjʊleɪtə| — a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
dissipate |ˈdɪsɪpeɪt| — to cause to separate and go in different directions
dissipated |ˈdɪsɪpeɪtɪd| — unrestrained by convention or morality
dissipation |ˌdɪsɪˈpeɪʃn| — breaking up and scattering by dispersion
dissociable |dɪˈsəʊʃiːəbəl| — capable of being divided or dissociated
dissocial |dɪˈsəʊʃəl| — Unfriendly to society; selfish.
dissociate |dɪˈsəʊʃɪeɪt| — part; cease or break association with
dissociated |dɪˈsəʊʃɪeɪtɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of dissociate
dissociating |dɪˈsəʊʃɪeɪtɪŋ| — Present participle of dissociate.
dissociation |dɪˌsəʊʃɪˈeɪʃn| — the act of removing from association
dissociative |dɪˈsəʊsɪətɪv| — tending to produce dissociation
dissolubility |dɪˌsɒljʊˈbɪlɪtɪ| — the property of being dissoluble
dissoluble |dɪˈsɒljʊbəl| — capable of dissolving
dissolute |ˈdɪsəluːt| — unrestrained by convention or morality
dissolutely |ˈdɪsəluːtlɪ| — in a dissolute way
dissoluteness — indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures
dissolution |ˌdɪsəˈluːʃn| — separation into component parts
dissolvable |dɪˈzɒlvəbl| — capable of dissolving
dissolve |dɪˈzɑːlv| — (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
dissolved |ˌdɪˈzɑːlvd| — (of solid matter) reduced to a liquid form
dissolvent |dɪˈzɑːlvənt| — a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
dissonance |ˈdɪsənəns| — a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
dissonant |ˈdɪsənənt| — characterized by musical dissonance; harmonically unresolved
dissuade |dɪˈsweɪd| — turn away from by persuasion
dissuasion |dɪˈsweɪʒən| — a communication that dissuades you
dissuasive |dɪˈsweɪsɪv| — deterring from action
dissyllabic |dɪsɪˈlæbɪk| — Archaic form of disyllabic.
dissyllable |dɪˈsɪləbəl| — a word having two syllables
dissymmetrical |ˈdɪsɪˈmetrɪkəl| — Lacking symmetry.
dissymmetry |ˌdɪˈsɪmətrɪ| — (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
distaff |ˈdɪstæf| — the sphere of work by women
distal |ˈdɪstl| — situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone
distance |ˈdɪstəns| — the property created by the space between two objects or points
distant |ˈdɪstənt| — remote in manner
distantly |ˈdɪstəntlɪ| — from or at a distance
distaste |dɪsˈteɪst| — a feeling of intense dislike
distasteful |dɪsˈteɪstfl| — not pleasing in odor or taste
distastefully |dɪsˈteɪstfəlɪ| — in an offensively distasteful manner
distemper |dɪˈstempər| — any of various infectious viral diseases of animals
distempered |dɪˈstempəd| — simple past tense and past participle of distemper
distend |dɪˈstend| — become wider
distensible |dɪˈstensəbəl| — capable of being distended; able to stretch and expand
distension |dɪsˈtenʃən| — the act of expanding by pressure from within
distent |dɪˈstent| — distended
distich |ˈdɪstɪk| — two items of the same kind
distichous |ˈdɪstɪkəs| — (botany) Arranged in two rows on each side of an axis
distil |dɪˈstɪl| — undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops
distill |ˌdɪˈstɪl| — remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
distillate |ˈdɪstɪleɪt| — a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling
distillation |ˌdɪstɪˈleɪʃn| — the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
distillatory |dɪˈstɪlətɔːriː| — Belonging to, or used in, distilling.
distiller |dɪˈstɪlər| — someone who distills alcoholic liquors
distillery |dɪˈstɪlərɪ| — a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
distinct |dɪˈstɪŋkt| — (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
distinction |dɪˈstɪŋkʃn| — a discrimination between things as different and distinct on the basis of their characteristics or attributes
distinctive |dɪˈstɪŋktɪv| — of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
distinctively |dɪˈstɪŋktɪvlɪ| — in an identifiably distinctive manner
distinctiveness |ˌdɪˈstɪŋktɪvnəs| — a distinguishing trait
distinctly |dɪˈstɪŋktlɪ| — clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment
distinctness |dɪˈstɪŋktnəs| — the quality of being sharp and clear
distinguish |dɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃ| — mark as different
distinguishable |dɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃəbl| — (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
distinguished |dɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃt| — (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation
distinguishing |ˌdɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃɪŋ| — Present participle of distinguish.
distort |dɪˈstɔːrt| — make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
distorted |ˌdɪˈstɔːrtəd| — so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
distortion |dɪˈstɔːrʃn| — a change for the worse
distortionist |dɪsˈtɔːʃənɪst| — a painter who introduces distortions
distract |dɪˈstrækt| — draw someone's attention away from something
distracted |dɪˈstræktɪd| — having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety
distractedly |dɪˈstræktɪdlɪ| — in a distracted manner
distraction |dɪˈstrækʃn| — mental turmoil
distrain |dɪˈstreɪn| — levy a distress on
distrainee |ˌdɪstreɪˈniː| — One who is distrained.
distraint |dɪˈstreɪnt| — the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim
distrait |dɪˈstreɪ| — having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety
distraught |dɪˈstrɔːt| — deeply agitated especially from emotion
distress |dɪˈstres| — psychological suffering
distressed |dɪˈstrest| — facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty
distressful |dɪˈstresfʊl| — causing distress or worry or anxiety
distressing |dɪˈstresɪŋ| — causing distress or worry or anxiety
distributable |dɪsˈtrɪbjʊtəbl| — Capable of being distributed.
distributary |dɪˈstrɪbjʊteriː| — a branch of a river that flows away from the main stream and does not rejoin it
distribute |dɪˈstrɪbjuːt| — administer or bestow, as in small portions
distributed |ˌdɪˈstrɪbjətəd| — spread out or scattered about or divided up
distributing |ˌdɪˈstrɪbjuːtɪŋ| — Present participle of distribute.
distribution |ˌdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃn| — (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
distributional |ˌdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən| — of or relating to spatial distribution
distributive |dɪˈstrɪbjətɪv| — serving to distribute or allot or disperse
distributor |dɪˈstrɪbjətər| — someone who markets merchandise
district |ˈdɪstrɪkt| — a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
distrust |dɪsˈtrʌst| — doubt about someone's honesty
distrustful |dɪsˈtrʌstfl| — having or showing distrust
distune |dɪsˈtjuːn| — (obsolete) To put out of tune.
disturb |dɪˈstɜːrb| — move deeply
disturbance |dɪˈstɜːrbəns| — activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption
disturbed |dɪˈstɜːrbd| — having the place or position changed
disturber |dɪsˈtɜːbə| — a troubler who interrupts or interferes with peace and quiet; someone who causes disorder and commotion
disturbing |dɪˈstɜːrbɪŋ| — causing distress or worry or anxiety
disunion |ˌdɪˈsjuːnjən| — the termination or destruction of union
disunite |ˌdɪsjuːˈnaɪt| — part; cease or break association with
disunity |dɪsˈjuːnətɪ| — lack of unity (usually resulting from dissension)
disuse |dɪsˈjuːs| — the state of something that has been unused and neglected
disutility |ˌdɪsjuːˈtɪlɪtɪ| — uselessness, a lack of utility
disyllabic |ˌdɪsɪˈlæbɪk| — having or characterized by or consisting of two syllables
ditch |dɪtʃ| — a long narrow excavation in the earth
ditcher |ˈdɪtʃər| — One who digs ditches.
ditching |ˈdɪtʃɪŋ| — Present participle of ditch.
ditchwater |ˈdɪtʃwɔːtər| — The stagnant water that collects in a ditch
ditheism |ˈdaɪθiːɪzəm| — A belief in two deities, which may be in conflict with each other.
dither |ˈdɪðər| — an excited state of agitation
dithyramb |ˈdɪθəˌræm| — a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing
dittany |ˈdɪtniː| — Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather
ditto |ˈdɪtəʊ| — a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated
ditty |ˈdɪtɪ| — a short simple song (or the words of a poem intended to be sung)
ditty-bag |ˈdɪtɪˌbæɡ| — A small bag used to carry one's personal effects or toiletries while traveling.
ditty-box — A small box to hold a sailor's thread, needles, comb, etc.
diuresis |ˌdaɪjʊˈriːsɪs| — increased secretion of urine; if not due to increased liquid intake or to the action of a diuretic drug it can be a symptom of diabetes mellitus
diuretic |ˌdaɪjʊˈretɪk| — any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
diurnal |daɪˈɜːrnl| — having a daily cycle or occurring every day
diva |ˈdiːvə| — a distinguished female operatic singer; a female operatic star
divagate |ˈdaɪvəɡeɪt| — lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
divagation |ˌdaɪvəˈɡeɪʃən| — a message that departs from the main subject
divalent |daɪˈveɪlənt| — having a valence of two or having two valences
divan |ˈdaɪvæn| — a long backless sofa (usually with pillows against a wall)
divaricate |daɪˈværiːˌkeɪt| — branch off
divarication |daɪˌværɪˈkeɪʃən| — branching at a wide angle
dive |daɪv| — a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
dive-bomb |ˈdaɪv bɒm| — bomb from a diving airplane
dive-bomber |ˈdaɪv bɒmər| — (aviation, historical) A bomber aircraft that dives directly at its target in order to provide greater accuracy for the bomb it drops.
diver |ˈdaɪvər| — someone who works underwater
diverge |daɪˈvɜːrdʒ| — move or draw apart
divergence |daɪˈvɜːrdʒəns| — the act of moving away in different direction from a common point
divergency |daɪˈvɜːdʒənsɪ| — an infinite series that has no limit
divergent |daɪˈvɜːrdʒənt| — diverging from another or from a standard
divers |ˈdaɪvərz| — many and different
diverse |daɪˈvɜːrs| — many and different
diverseness — noticeable heterogeneity
diversification |daɪˌvɜːrsɪfɪˈkeɪʃn| — the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered)
diversified |daɪˈvɜːsəˌfaɪd| — having variety of character or form or components; or having increased variety
diversiform |dɪˈvɜːrsəˌfɔːrm| — Of different or varying forms.
diversify |daɪˈvɜːrsɪfaɪ| — make (more) diverse
diversion |daɪˈvɜːrʒn| — an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
diversionist |daɪˈvɜːʃənɪst| — someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
diversity |daɪˈvɜːrsətɪ| — noticeable heterogeneity
divert |daɪˈvɜːrt| — turn aside; turn away from
diverting |daɪˈvɜːtɪŋ| — providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
divertissement |dəˈvərdəsmənt| — An entertaining diversion
Dives |ˈdaɪvz| — plural form of dive
divest |daɪˈvest| — take away possessions from someone
divestiture |dɪˈvestɪtʃər| — an order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior
divestment |daɪˈvestmənt| — The sale or other disposal of some kind of asset.
dividable — can be divided usually without leaving a remainder
divide |dɪˈvaɪd| — a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
divided |dɪˈvaɪdəd| — having a median strip or island between lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions
dividend |ˈdɪvɪdend| — that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly
divider |dɪˈvaɪdər| — a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
dividers |dɪˈvaɪdəz| — plural form of divider
dividing |dɪˈvaɪdɪŋ| — Serving to divide or separate.
dividual |dɪˈvɪdʒuːəl| — Separate, distinct.
divination |ˌdɪvɪˈneɪʃn| — successful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck
divine |dɪˈvaɪn| — terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
divinely |dɪˈvaɪnlɪ| — by divine means
diviner |dɪˈvaɪnər| — someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers
diving |ˈdaɪvɪŋ| — an athletic competition that involves diving into water
diving-bell |ˈdaɪvɪŋ bel| — An airtight chamber, open at the bottom, that is lowered on a cable underwater to operate as a base or a means of transport for a diver or a small number of divers.
divinify — (obsolete) To render divine; to deify.
divining-rod |dɪˈvaɪnɪŋrɒd| — rod used for dowsing, a technique of divination used to locate subterranean sources of water, metal, other mineral resources or even various other things through magic, or according to many believers a natural phenomenon
divinity |dɪˈvɪnətɪ| — any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
divinize |ˈdɪvənaɪz| — To make divine; to make godlike.
divisibility |dɪˌvɪzəˈbɪlɪtiː| — the quality of being divisible; the capacity to be divided into parts or divided among a number of persons
divisible |dɪˈvɪzəbl| — capable of being or liable to be divided or separated
division |dɪˈvɪʒn| — an army unit large enough to sustain combat
divisional |dɪˈvɪʒənl| — serving to divide or marking a division
divisive |dɪˈvaɪsɪv| — dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
divisiveness |dɪˈvaɪsɪvnəs| — The characteristic of being divisive.
divisor |dɪˈvaɪzər| — one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer
divorce |dɪˈvɔːrs| — the legal dissolution of a marriage
divorced |dɪˈvɔːrst| — of someone whose marriage has been legally dissolved
divorcee |dɪˌvɔːrˈseɪ| — a divorced woman or a woman who is separated from her husband
divorcement |dɪˈvɔːrsmənt| — the legal dissolution of a marriage
divot |ˈdɪvət| — (golf) the cavity left when a piece of turf is cut from the ground by the club head in making a stroke
divulgation |ˌdaɪvʌlˈɡeɪʃən| — The act of divulging or publishing. publication (obs)
divulge |daɪˈvʌldʒ| — make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
divvy |ˈdɪvɪ| — short for dividend; especially one paid by a cooperative society
dixie |ˈdɪksɪ| — the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
dizzily |ˈdɪzɪlɪ| — in a giddy light-headed manner
dizziness |ˈdɪzɪnəs| — a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
dizzy |ˈdɪzɪ| — make dizzy or giddy
dizzying |ˈdɪzɪɪŋ| — Tending to make one (actually or metaphorically) dizzy or confused, as of great speed or height.