missed missed  /ˈmɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not caught with the senses or the mind

Usage(s):

  1. If you missed the news this week, you didn't miss all that much.
  2. But Zeimer had missed the intense four-week pre-Iraq training a taste of what troops will face in combat that his 1st Brigade comrades got at their home post in October.
  3. Hillary Clinton missed some opportunities tonight.

News

  1. Most missed Augusta garbage pickups resolved

    Augusta Solid Waste Director Mark Johnson said most of the missed pickups from the city's new garbage service have been addressed.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Augusta Chronicle

  2. In case you missed it: Thurs. in review

    In case you missed a story here or there, here are the local happenings from Thursday, June 13, 2013.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX Providence

  3. Daugavins On Missed Opportunity: ‘It Hurts’

    Kaspars Daugavins missed a golden opportunity for the Bruins in Game 1 against the Blackhawks, but will be ready if that chance comes again.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS New York

Quotes

  1. "It's almost a mythical number in our game," Goydos said. "I've gone from clubbing a ball in the backyard all the way to the moon, and missed all the steps in between."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: AFP

  2. "We were so close to a World Cup final and we have missed a great chance," Forlan said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Diego Forlan Source: USA Today

  3. In 2007 Mac told the TV host David Letterman that he planned to retire soon, adding: "I'm going to still do my producing, my films, but I want to enjoy life a little bit. I missed a lot of things, you know."
    on Aug 10, 2008 By: Bernie Mac Source: NEWS.com.au

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