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(adverb, adj.sat, noun, adj.)


There are 6 meanings of the word Amiss.

Amiss - as an adverb

Away from the correct or expected course

Example: "Something has gone awry in our plans"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

In an improper or mistaken or unfortunate manner

Example: "If you think him guilty you judge amiss"

In an imperfect or faulty way

Example: "The lobe was imperfectly developed"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Amiss - as an adjective satellite

Not functioning properly

Example: "Something is amiss"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Amiss - as a noun

Fault; wrong; an evil act, a bad deed.

Amiss - as an adjective

Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper or otherwise incorrect.

Example: "He suspected something was amiss."

Example Sentences

"There seems to be something amiss with the car engine."
"Her sudden change in behavior set off alarm bells that something was amiss."
"I have a feeling that our previous calculations were amiss."
"The teacher noticed that the student's answers were amiss and suspected cheating."
"We suspected that there was something amiss in the company's financial records."
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Word Game Points

Is AMISS a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, amiss is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

AMISS has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is AMISS a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, amiss is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
AMISS has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 8.

Is AMISS a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, amiss is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
AMISS has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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