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1. amiss

adjective. ['əˈmɪs'] not functioning properly.

Synonyms

  • haywire
  • malfunctioning
  • wrong
  • awry

Antonyms

  • serviceable
  • functional
  • sane
  • moral

Etymology

  • a (English)
  • a (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • miss (English)
  • missen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Amiss

  • preexists
  • alusuisse
  • reminisce
  • dismiss
  • consists
  • resists
  • remiss
  • persists
  • insists
  • furniss
  • exists
  • enlists
  • twiss
  • swiss
  • suisse
  • suess
  • stys
  • pris
  • phariss
  • kriss
  • kris
  • fliss
  • flis
  • fariss
  • criss
  • cris
  • chriss
  • chris'
  • chris
  • brys

Example sentences of the word amiss


1. Adjective
Casually walk up to the doghouse as if nothing is strange or amiss.

2. amiss

adverb. ['əˈmɪs'] in an imperfect or faulty way.

Antonyms

  • proper

Etymology

  • a (English)
  • a (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • miss (English)
  • missen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. amiss

adverb. ['əˈmɪs'] away from the correct or expected course.

Antonyms

  • right

Etymology

  • a (English)
  • a (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • miss (English)
  • missen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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