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Amiss


AMISS', adjective [a and miss. See Miss.]

1. Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice. [This adjective always follows its noun.]

2. adverb In a faulty manner; contrary to propriety, truth, law or morality.

Ye ask and receive not, because ye ask amiss James 4:3.

Applied to the body, it signifies indisposed; as, I am somewhat amiss to day.