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uh mis

  • s  not functioning properly
    something is amiss
  • r  away from the correct or expected course
    something went badly amiss in the preparations
  • r  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
  • r  in an imperfect or faulty way
    Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"- Jane Austen

  • Fellow Guardsman Van leperen said McCoy had given no indication at the Guard session that anything was amiss.
  • Anyone stepping outside in Beijing around midday on June 18 would have noticed something slightly amiss.
  • You're better off not knowing exactly what is amiss at the exclusive English private school Hailsham.
News & Articles

  • Winfield chasing championship in Seattle
    Antoine Winfield had no reason to suspect anything was amiss when he headed to the Minnesota Vikings' practice facility to work out back in March.
    June 15, 2013 - WKBT La Crosse
  • Antoine Winfield chasing Super Bowl title in Seattle
    Antoine Winfield had no reason to suspect anything was amiss when he headed to the Minnesota Vikings' practice facility to work out back in March.
    June 13, 2013 - KATU Portland
  • Striking a Chord to Fill a Safety Net
    By Robin Pierson, Special to the Independent   Local resident Donna LeClair’s recent medical crises galvanized her to find a means to connect with others who are suffering while teaching the rest of the community how to better respond to people in need. Three months ago, something went amiss for LeClair’s 29-year old son, Shawn [...]
    June 13, 2013 - The Laguna Beach Independent
Quotes

  • Kent Desormeaux in USA Today
    Desormeaux said Big Brown "was in no way, shape or form lame or sore. But there's something amiss, probably just tired."
  • Phil Vickery in Telegraph.co.uk
    There's nothing wrong with trying to have a bit of common decency about things,said Vickery. "They say it's a professional sport but some old-fashioned manners don't go amiss. The way Brian has been treated has not been great. He did some...
  • Jeff Van Gundy in SI.com
    Everybody keeps saying that. I don't see it,said Houston Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy. "They're on pace to win 58 or 59 games. I don't see it. I think it's unfair to San Antonio to think that something is amiss. The West is really hard, no...

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