combining form which denotes bad, unpleasant, or undesirable. It is derived from the Greek word kakos, meaning bad. For example, a cacophony of noise may be experienced during heavy traffic or any chaotic situation.

CACO- (CAC-): "As a combining form, caco- (meaning bad) before any word already gives a negative connotation."
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