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Amiss

Definition

[adv] in an imperfect or faulty way; "The lobe was imperfectly developed"; "Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"- Jane Austen
[adv] 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"
[adv] away from the correct or expected course; "something has gone awry in our plans"; "something went badly amiss in the preparations"

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Synonyms

awry, imperfectly

Antonyms

perfectly