amiss

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Astray
Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice

Something amiss in the arrangements had distracted the staff.

Mistakenly
Wrongly
A fault; an evil act, a bad deed

Yet Love, thou'rt blinder then thy self in this, / To vex my Dove-like friend for my amiss .

{a} wrong, in an ill sense, improperly
away from the correct or expected course; "something has gone awry in our plans"; "something went badly amiss in the preparations"
in an improper or mistaken or unfortunate manner; "if you think him guilty you judge amiss"; "he spoke amiss"; "no one took it amiss when she spoke frankly"
not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
in an imperfect or faulty way; "The lobe was imperfectly developed"; "Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"- Jane Austen
mistaken, incorrect, wrong
Astray; faultily; improperly; wrongly; ill
{s} wrong, incorrect; erroneous; mistaken; erring; unjust; inappropriate, improper
If you say that something would not go amiss or would not come amiss, you mean that it would be pleasant and useful. A bit of charm and humour would not go amiss. if something is amiss, there is a problem = wrong (miss )
If you say that something is amiss, you mean there is something wrong. Their instincts warned them something was amiss Something is radically amiss in our health care system. = wrong
Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice. Used only in the predicate of a sentence
A fault, wrong, or mistake
amiss(p)
not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine
take amiss
(deyim) Take the wrong way, misunderstand, misinterpret, especially so as to take offense; get someone wrong
take amiss
(deyim) Be annoyed or offended by (something)
take it amiss
(deyim) Be annoyed or offended by (something)
take something amiss
(deyim) Be annoyed or offended by (something)
amiss
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