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Synonyms for amissəˈmɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amiss(p), awry(p), haywire, wrong(p)(adverb)

    not functioning properly

    "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"

    Antonyms:
    functioning

  2. awry, amiss(adverb)

    away from the correct or expected course

    "something has gone awry in our plans"; "something went badly amiss in the preparations"

    Synonyms:
    askew, awry, skew-whiff, imperfectly, amiss

    Antonyms:
    functioning

  3. amiss(adverb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    awry, imperfectly

    Antonyms:
    functioning

  4. imperfectly, amiss(adverb)

    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

    Synonyms:
    imperfectly, awry, amiss

    Antonyms:
    functioning

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. amiss(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    wrong, wrongly, improperly, faultily, erroneously

  2. amiss(a.)

    Synonyms:
    wrong, improper, faulty, erroneous

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