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Greek and Latin Roots. Week 7. mal. Meaning: bad Examples: malign Speak evil of malicious Full of animosity and hatred. mand. Meaning: order Examples: mandate Authoritative order or instruction reprimand A strong disapproval. mania. Meaning: obsession Examples: maniacal

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mal

  • Meaning: bad

  • Examples:

    • malign

      • Speak evil of

    • malicious

      • Full of animosity and hatred


mand

  • Meaning: order

  • Examples:

    • mandate

      • Authoritative order or instruction

    • reprimand

      • A strong disapproval


Mania
mania

  • Meaning: obsession

  • Examples:

    • maniacal

      • Characterized by excessive enthusiasm; marked by insanity

    • Manic-depressive

      • Affective disorder marked by alternating periods of mania and depression


Mater matr
Mater/matr

  • Meaning: mother

  • Examples:

    • maternal

      • Relating to or characteristic of a mother

    • matron

      • A mother of mature age and social position


meta

  • Meaning: change; at a later time; beyond

  • Examples:

    • metaphor

      • Figure of speech that compares 2 different things

    • metamorphosis

      • Change; transformation


Meter metr
Meter/metr

  • Meaning: measure

  • Examples:

    • barometer

      • Instrument used in weather forecasting for measuring atmospheric pressure

    • micrometer

      • Device that measures small distances or objects


min

  • Meaning: small

  • Examples:

    • diminutive

      • small

    • minuscule

      • Very small


Miss mit
Miss/mit

  • Meaning: move; send

  • Examples:

    • transmit

      • Send from one place to another

    • remittance

      • Something sent as payment


mono

  • Meaning: one; single

  • Examples:

    • monologue

      • Speech performed by one actor

    • monochromatic

      • Having one color


Mon monit
Mon/monit

  • Meaning: warn

  • Examples:

    • admonish

      • Caution or reprimand

    • premonition

      • Forewarning


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