Definitions of amiss:
  • adverb:   in an improper or mistaken or unfortunate manner
    Example: "If you think him guilty you judge amiss"
  • adverb:   in an imperfect or faulty way
    Example: "Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more- Jane Austen"
  • adverb:   away from the correct or expected course
    Example: "Something went badly amiss in the preparations"

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