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amiss

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of amiss

  1. 1 having a fault that engine noise indicates that something is clearly amiss Synonyms of amiss faulty, bad, defective, flawed, imperfectWords Related to amiss fallible; blemished, broken, crippled, damaged, defaced, disfigured, harmed, hurt, impaired, injured, marred, spoiled, vitiated; deficient, inadequate, incomplete, insufficient, wantingNear Antonyms of amiss complete, entire, intact, whole; unblemished, undamaged, unimpaired, unspoiledAntonyms of amiss faultless, flawless, impeccable, perfect

  2. 2 not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation official recognition would not be amiss after that spectacular effort Synonyms of amiss inappropriate, graceless, improper, inapposite, inapt, incongruous, incorrect, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, malapropos, perverse, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitable, untoward, wrongWords Related to amiss inopportune, unfortunate, unseasonable, untimely; extraneous, immaterial, inapplicable, irrelative, irrelevant; misbecoming, mismatched; incompatible, inconsistent, uncongenial; bad, naughty, sinful; blamable, blameworthy, censurable; banned, barred, disallowed; forbidden, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed; awkward, gauche, ungraceful; unacceptable, unsatisfactoryNear Antonyms of amiss fortunate, opportune, seasonable, timely; applicable, apposite, apropos, apt, germane, material, pat, pointed, relative, relevant; compatible, congenial, harmonious; allowed, authorized, permitted; approved, endorsed (also indorsed), kosher, licensed, sanctioned; abetted, encouraged, promoted, supported; acceptable, adequate, all right, decent, fine, OK (or okay), passable, respectable, satisfactory, tolerable; commendable, creditable, exemplary; blameless, irreproachable; balanced, companionate, congruous, consonant, harmoniousAntonyms of amiss appropriate, becoming, befitting, correct, decorous, felicitous, fit, fitting, genteel, happy, meet, proper, right, seemly, suitable


amiss

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of amiss

  1. 1 in a mistaken or inappropriate way I hope that my suggestion that you might be more comfortable in a larger chair was not taken amiss Synonyms of amiss wrongly, erroneously, faultily, improperly, inaccurately, inappropriately, inaptly, incorrectly, mistakenly, unsuitablyWords Related to amiss misguidedly; fallibly, imperfectly; extraneously, irrelevantly, meaninglessly, pointlessly, senselessly; inadequately, insufficiently; undesirably, unsatisfactorily; foolishly, unwiselyNear Antonyms of amiss infallibly, perfectly; germanely, meaningfully, pertinently, relevantly, sensibly; acceptably, adequately, satisfactorily, sufficiently; prudently, sagely, wiselyAntonyms of amiss appropriately, aptly, correctly, fittingly, properly, right, rightly, suitably, well

  2. 2 off the desired or intended path or course the reenactment of the Wright Brothers' first flight went amiss when the wind died on the makeshift runway and the plane stopped short in a mud puddle Synonyms of amiss afield, wrong, astray, awryWords Related to amiss badly; faultily, improperly, inappropriately, incorrectly, mistakenly, wrongly; inadequately, insufficiently, unpromisinglyNear Antonyms of amiss perfectly; auspiciously, favorably, promisingly; correctly, properly, rightly; appropriately, fittingly, suitablyAntonyms of amiss aright, right, well



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