Definition of Amiss. Meaning of Amiss. Synonyms of Amiss

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Definition of Amiss

Amiss
Amiss A*miss" ([.a]*m[i^]s"), a. Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice. Note: [Used only in the predicate.] --Dryden. His wisdom and virtue can not always rectify that which is amiss in himself or his circumstances. --Wollaston.
Amiss
Amiss A*miss", n. A fault, wrong, or mistake. [Obs.] Each toy seems prologue to some great amiss. --Shak.
Amiss
Amiss A*miss", adv. [Pref. a- + miss.] 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.

Meaning of Amiss from wikipedia

- Dennis Leslie Amiss MBE (born 7 April 1943, Harborne, Birmingham, Warwickshire) is a former English cricketer and cricket administrator. He pla**** for...
- better observed; especially as I do not perceive that the Supreme takes it amiss, by distinguishing the unbelievers in his government of the world with any...
- White, a family friend, to search the house to see if "anything seemed amiss." John and White started their search in the ba****t. John finally opened...
- first number of the first volume of "Zion's Watch Tower," and it may not be amiss to state the object of its publication. That we are living "in the last...
- unaware of Sal's ****ual orientation, yet begins to realize that something is amiss in their relationship. The issue of being closeted for Sal is shown in brief...
- men in order to attack and create diversions if things further south went amiss. Mafeking, being a railway junction, provided good supply facilities and...
- found dead, the investigating officers themselves believe something is amiss. Sam continues to be har****ed by someone unknown, having to call in the...
- date of the last entry in the lighthouse log. The only sign of anything amiss in the lighthouse was an overturned chair by the kitchen table. There was...
- knocked down. He eventually fights back. Goku suspects that something is amiss about Spopovitch. Goku realizes that Spopovitch is no longer the same person...
- trimming the manes of his horses. Þrymr sees Loki, and asks what could be amiss among the Æsir and the elves; why is Loki alone in Jötunheimr? Loki responds...
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