Words Starting with Dy: List and Examples

In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive list of words that start with “dy.

  1. Dynamic- Constantly changing or active.
  2. Dynamicism- The state of being dynamic.
  3. Dynamism- Great energy, force, or power; vigor.
  4. Dynamite- A high explosive.
  5. Dynamo- A machine for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy.
  6. Dynamicist- A specialist in dynamics.
  7. Dyslexia- A learning disorder characterized by difficulty reading.
  8. Dyspepsia- Indigestion.
  9. Dysphonia- Difficulty in speaking due to a physical disorder of the mouth, tongue, throat, or vocal cords.
  10. Dystopia- An imagined state or society where there is great suffering or injustice.
  11. Dysplasia- Abnormal growth or development of cells.
  12. Dystrophy- A disorder in which an organ or tissue of the body wastes away.
  13. Dysentery- Infection of the intestines resulting in severe diarrhea.
  14. Dysphagia- Difficulty or discomfort in swallowing.
  15. Dystopian- Relating to or denoting an imagined state or society where there is great suffering or injustice.
  16. Dysmorphia- Deformity or abnormality in the shape or size of a specified part of the body.
  17. Dysarthria- Difficult or unclear articulation of speech.
  18. Dyspnea- Difficult or labored breathing.
  19. Dysidea- A genus of sponges in the family Dysideidae.
  20. Dysphoric- Characterized by or expressing suffering or discomfort.
  21. Dysplasia- The presence of abnormal cells within a tissue or organ.
  22. Dysregulation- Impaired regulation of a bodily system.
  23. Dyscalculia- Severe difficulty in making arithmetic calculations.
  24. Dysostosis- Abnormal bone development.
  25. Dysfunction- A disruption to the regular operation of a system or organization.
  26. Dysrhythmia- An abnormal heart rhythm.
  27. Dyad- A pair of individuals or units.
  28. Dyadic- Relating to a dyad or based on a system of two.
  29. Dyskinesia- Abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement.
  30. Dynamo- electric – Relating to the generation of electricity by mechanical means.
  31. Dysautonomia- A condition in which the autonomic nervous system functions abnormally.
  32. Dysmorphic- Characterized by malformation.
  33. Dysacusis- Distortion or discomfort in hearing.
  34. Dysphasia- A speech disorder in which there is impairment of language comprehension, formulation, or expression.
  35. Dysphoria- A state of unease or generalized dissatisfaction with life.
  36. Dyslogistic- Conveying disapproval or censure; uncomplimentary.
  37. Dysovulation- Irregular ovulation.
  38. Dyslipidemia- Abnormal amount of lipids in the blood.
  39. Dyestuff- A substance used for dyeing or coloring.
  40. Dysanapsis- The discrepancy between the growth of the airways and the growth of lung volume.
  41. Dysnomia- Difficulty in remembering names or recalling words.
  42. Dyne- A unit of force in the centimeter-gram-second system of units.
  43. Dysmenorrhea- Painful menstruation.
  44. Dyskeratosis- Abnormal formation of keratin in the epidermis or epithelium.
  45. Dysgenics- The study of factors leading to the deterioration of the human gene pool.
  46. Dysesthesia- An abnormal sensation.
  47. Dysregulate- To disrupt the normal functional regulation.
  48. Dysphasia- Impairment of speech and verbal comprehension.
  49. Dysgeusia- Distortion or alteration of taste.
  50. Dysphemism- The use of a harsh, more offensive word instead of one considered less harsh.
  51. Dysphagia- Difficulty or discomfort in swallowing.
  52. Dysosmia- Distortion or alteration of the sense of smell.
  53. Dynamometer- An instrument for measuring force, torque, or power.
  54. Dysaudia- A defect in hearing acuity.
  55. Dysgenesis- Defective development.
  56. Dysgraphia- A neurological disorder characterized by writing disabilities.
  57. Dybbuk- A malicious possessing spirit in Jewish folklore.
  58. Dysphoric- Pertaining to dysphoria.
  59. Dystaxia- Impaired coordination due to a defect in the nervous system.
  60. Dynamogenesis- Stimulation of motor activity.
  61. Dysthymia- Persistent mild depression.
  62. Dysprosium- A chemical element with the symbol Dy.
  63. Dynein- A motor protein that moves along microtubules in cells.
  64. Dysrhythmic- Related to or characterized by an abnormal rhythm.
  65. Dyspnoeic- Suffering from dyspnea.
  66. Dysaesthesia- Painful, itchy, or burning sensations.
  67. Dysfibrinogenemia- An abnormal form of the blood clotting protein fibrinogen.
  68. Dyspituitarism- Dysfunction of the pituitary gland.
  69. Dyscalculic- Relating to or suffering from dyscalculia.
  70. Dysosmia- Disordered olfactory sense.
  71. Dysgammaglobulinemia- Abnormal levels of gamma globulins in the blood.
  72. Dysmetria- Lack of coordination of movement.
  73. Dymango- A kind of shrub or tree.
  74. Dysthanasia- Deliberately prolonging the life of a patient in pain.
  75. Dynein- Protein responsible for cellular movement.
  76. Dyschrony- Lack of synchrony.
  77. Dysphilia- Abnormal sexual attraction.
  78. Dysgonia- Disorder of metabolism leading to varying skin pigmentation.
  79. Dysphotic- Pertaining to an underwater zone with insufficient light.
  80. Dysmerogenesis- Abnormal formation of blood vessels.
  81. Dyophysite- One who maintains that within Christ there are two natures, divine and human.
  82. Dysmetria- Inability to judge distance or scale.
  83. Dytiscidae- A family of beetles known as predaceous diving beetles.
  84. Dyslogia- Difficulty in speaking or reasoning.
  85. Dysraphia- Congenital abnormalities.
  86. Dysphrenic- Referring to disruptiveness in thought processing.
  87. Dysmegalopsia- A form of visual distortion.
  88. Dysergia- Lack of coordination between muscles.
  89. Dyscellia- Abnormality of cells.
  90. Dycamia- Condition of having unevenly distributed body color.
  91. Dyskaryosis- Abnormal cell changes linked with pre-cancerous conditions.
  92. Dysoatopism- Germinating away from stimulus.
  93. Dysostosis- Malformation of bones.
  94. Dyshidrosis- A condition causing small blisters on hands and feet.
  95. Dysregulation- Malfunction of regulatory processes.
  96. Dyandria- A state in certain plants having two male reproductive organs.
  97. Dyspigmentation- Irregular coloring of the skin.
  98. Dysosmia- Disorder in sense of smell.
  99. Dysfibrinogenemia- Abnormal fibrinogen.

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