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Overview of adj amiss

The adj amiss has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) amiss, awry, haywire, wrong

(not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine")

Overview of adv amiss

The adv amiss has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. awry, amiss

(away from the correct or expected course; "something has gone awry in our plans"; "something went badly amiss in the preparations")

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. imperfectly, 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) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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