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Amiss meaning

amiss - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. Astray; faultily; improperly; wrongly; ill.
  2. 2. Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice.
  3. 3. A fault, wrong, or mistake.
  4. 4. Wrong.

amiss - examples of usage

  1. It would be no way amiss now for the Major to take advantage of death. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  2. Tom, however, looked very melancholy, and some time afterwards Chaffey observed to me that he was sure something was amiss with Tom, as he was completely off his feed. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
  3. Meanwhile a few observations may not be amiss with respect to the sources of liturgical material, and the methods by which they can be drawn upon to the best advantage. - "A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer", William Reed Huntington.
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