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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an imperfect or faulty way; In an improper or mistaken or unfortunate manner; Away from the correct or expected course.

Usage examples (38)
  • If you think him guilty you judge amiss
  • Something is amiss
  • "Now guard thee, Lady Kriemhild,/my word amiss to take,
  • I knew, also, that weapons would not come in amiss, and I re-entered Wolf Larsen’s state-room to get his rifle and shot-gun. for more
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