Words That Start With Mi: A List for Writers and Word Enthusiasts

Discover a wide variety of words starting with “mi” that can enrich your vocabulary and enhance your linguistic skills.

  1. Miasma- a highly unpleasant or unhealthy smell or vapor.
  2. Migrate- to move from one place to another, often temporarily.
  3. Mild- gentle or moderate in terms of force or effect.
  4. Milestone- a significant event or stage in the life, progress, or development of a person or society.
  5. Mimic- to imitate or copy someone or something, often to entertain.
  6. Minimize- to reduce something to the least possible amount or degree.
  7. Minor- lesser in importance, seriousness, or significance.
  8. Mint- a place where coins are made; also, in perfect condition, like new.
  9. Minute- extremely small; a period of time equal to sixty seconds.
  10. Miracle- an extraordinary and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws.
  11. Mirror- a reflective surface, now typically of glass coated with a metal amalgam, that reflects a clear image.
  12. Misalign- to place or arrange things wrongly in relation to each other.
  13. Mishap- an unlucky accident.
  14. Misjudge- to form a wrong opinion or conclusion about someone or something.
  15. Missile- a weapon designed to be sent in the direction of a target.
  16. Mission- an important assignment carried out for political, religious, or commercial purposes, typically involving travel.
  17. Mist- a cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth’s surface.
  18. Misty- full of or covered in mist.
  19. Mitigate- make less severe, serious, or painful.
  20. Mix- to combine or put together to form one substance or mass.
  21. Mingle- to mix or cause to mix together; to move freely around a place and engage with others.
  22. Miniature- a representation or image of something on a small or reduced scale.
  23. Minimal- of a minimum amount, quantity, or degree; negligible.
  24. Ministry- a governmental department headed by a minister.
  25. Mink- a small semi-aquatic carnivore with valuable fur, or the fur of this animal.
  26. Mineral- a solid, naturally occurring inorganic substance.
  27. Mind- the element of a person that enables them to be aware of the world and their experiences, to think, and to feel.
  28. Mince- to chop or grind something, especially meat, into small pieces.
  29. Midst- in the middle of.
  30. Midway- at or to the middle point of.
  31. Midnight- twelve o’clock at night.
  32. Mildew- a thin whitish coating consisting of minute fungal hyphae, growing on plants or damp organic material.
  33. Military- relating to or characteristic of soldiers or armed forces.
  34. Milk- an opaque white fluid rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young.
  35. Millennium- a period of a thousand years.
  36. Miller- a person who owns or manages a mill, especially a flour mill.
  37. Million- the number equivalent to the product of a thousand and a thousand; 1,000,000.
  38. Mimosa- a tropical or subtropical tree or shrub that has sensitive leaves which fold when touched.
  39. Mingle- to combine or mix.
  40. Mini- something that is very small of its kind, often a smaller version of something else.
  41. Minimalist- involving minimalism, using the smallest range of materials and components possible.
  42. Minion- a follower or underling of a powerful person, especially a servile or unimportant one.
  43. Minnow- a small freshwater fish of the carp family, found in Europe and Asia.
  44. Minority- the smaller number or part, especially a number that is less than half.
  45. Minstrel- a medieval singer or musician, especially one who sang or recited lyrical or heroic poetry.
  46. Minty- having the flavor, aroma, or characteristic of mint.
  47. Minuet- a slow, stately ballroom dance for two in triple time, popular especially in the 18th century.
  48. Mirth- amusement, especially as expressed in laughter.
  49. Misapply- use (something) in the wrong way or for the wrong purpose.
  50. Mischievous- causing or showing a fondness for causing trouble in a playful way.
  51. Miscue- a mistake, especially a missed stroke in sports.
  52. Misdeed- a wicked or illegal act.
  53. Miser- a person who hoards wealth and spends as little money as possible.
  54. Misfortune- bad luck or an unlucky event.
  55. Misgiving- a feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequences of something.
  56. Mislead- to cause (someone) to have a wrong idea or impression.
  57. Mismatch- a combination that does not match or fit well.
  58. Misnomer- a wrong or inaccurate name or designation.
  59. Misperception- a mistaken thought, impression, or understanding.
  60. Missionary- a person sent on a religious mission, especially one sent to promote Christianity in a foreign country.
  61. Missive- a letter, especially a long or official one.
  62. Mistake- an act or judgment that is misguided or wrong.
  63. Mister- a conventional title of respect for a man, prefixed to the name.

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