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Amiss

A`miss´   Pronunciation: å`mĭs´
adv.1.Astray; faultily; improperly; wrongly; ill.
What error drives our eyes and ears amiss?
- Shak.
Ye ask and receive not, because ye ask amiss.
- James iv. 3.
To take (an act, thing) amiss
to impute a wrong motive to (an act or thing); to take offense at; to take unkindly; as, you must not take these questions amiss.
a.1.Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice.
His wisdom and virtue can not always rectify that which is amiss in himself or his circumstances.
- Wollaston.
n.1.A fault, wrong, or mistake.
Each toy seems prologue to some great amiss.
- Shak.
Adj.1.amiss - not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
Synonyms: awry, haywire, wrong
Adv.1.amiss - away from the correct or expected course; "something has gone awry in our plans"; "something went badly amiss in the preparations"
Synonyms: awry
2.amiss - in an improper or mistaken or unfortunate manner; "if you think him guilty you judge amiss"; "he spoke amiss"; "no one took it amiss when she spoke frankly"
3.amiss - in an imperfect or faulty way; "The lobe was imperfectly developed"; "Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"- Jane Austen
Synonyms: imperfectly
aberrant, abroad, adrift, afield, all abroad, all off, all wrong, askew, at fault, awry, bad, badly, below the mark, beside the mark, beside the point, blamable, blameful, bootlessly, bum, censurable, cockeyed, confused, convulsed, corrupt, crappy, culpable, deceptive, defective, delusive, deranged, deviant, deviational, deviative, disarranged, discomfited, discomposed, disconcerted, dislocated, disordered, disorderly, disorganized, dissatisfactory, distorted, disturbed, errant, erring, erroneous, erroneously, evil, evilly, fallacious, fallaciously, false, falsely, far from it, faultful, faultfully, faultily, faulty, flawed, fruitlessly, guilty, haywire, heretical, heterodox, ill, illogical, illusory, imperfect, imperfectly, improper, in disorder, in vain, inaccurately, inappropriately, incorrect, incorrectly, indiscreetly, inopportunely, misinterpret, misplaced, mistake, mistakenly, misunderstand, not right, not true, off, off the track, on the fritz, out, out of gear, out of joint, out of kelter, out of kilter, out of order, out of place, out of tune, out of whack, peccant, perturbed, perverse, perverted, poor, poorly, punk, reprehensible, roily, rotten, self-contradictory, shuffled, sick, sinful, straying, to no purpose, turbid, turbulent, unfactual, unfavorably, unholy, unorthodox, unpropitiously, unproved, unsatisfactory, unsettled, untoward, untrue, untruly, unwisely, up, upset, vainly, wide, wrong
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