V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: (adv.) done in an incorrect or inappropriate way; (adj.) incorrect or not as it should be
Synonyms: (adv.) incorrectly, wrongly, (adj.) erroneous, astray, askance, wrong, awry, improper
Antonyms: (adv.) accurately, properly, (adj.) correct, accurate
Tips: Something described as amiss "misses the mark." Think of the baseball term, "swing and a miss." Something amiss is off or wrong in some way.
Linda knew something was amiss when she discovered a missing report. (wrong, awry) adjective
Due to poor planning and inadequate organization, the project went amiss. (astray) adverb
I knew that something was amiss when I didn't hear from my employee for several days. (wrong, awry) adjective
Greg thought the writer was intelligent and competent, but unfortunately he judged her amiss. (incorrectly, wrongly) adverb
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