(adv.) Astray; faultily; improperly; wrongly; ill.
(a.) Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice.
(n.) A fault, wrong, or mistake.
(1) "The economy, stupid" is a plausible-sounding answer, but it is stupidly amiss.
(2) T-Mobile: ‘Restricted Bling’ (starts at 10:21) Rap star Drake demonstrates extraordinary compliance no matter what’s asked of him in this funny advert for T-Mobile which aims to suggest that the network’s rivals “ruin everything”, but a longer version with him actually incorporating the lines “device eligible for upgrade after 24 months” and “streaming music will incur data charges” into his song wouldn’t go amiss.
(3) The coroner found that Ben continued to "play enthusiastically", and "displayed no immediately obvious physical signs that anything was amiss", but in the video, his symptoms clearly tally with those described on the Scat card.
(4) How this flora is controlled and what is amiss when virulent or pathogenic bacteria can cause infection are fascinating questions.
(5) This is the first time in my reread I've found something amiss: a King novel that doesn't have the story to back itself up.
(6) They do seem entirely unaware of contradictions in their arguments – Senator Cory Bernardi, for example, seeing nothing amiss in attacking Turnbull for distracting from the government’s message by responding when commentator Andrew Bolt accused him of leadership manoeuvring on national television and a nationally-syndicated newspaper column.
(7) Even the Guardian found nothing amiss in running a story about this and not quoting anyone who currently sells sex .
(8) Yes, of course it is, but a bit of humility amongst politicians never goes amiss.
(9) But more self-imposed quarantine wouldn't go amiss; more baristas who stay home; more coffee cups that remain untouched by those malign particles.
(10) Michael’s mam, my mother-in-law, rang our landline, which was a sign something was amiss, and tearfully delivered the news that Michael had taken his own life.
(11) This is not to say grassroot efforts may go amiss but we must not forget the historical socio-economic issues countries are still entrenched in.
(12) When the fixture list came out Advocaat would have fancied Sunderland’s chances of having six points by now but something looks seriously amiss within a side requiring a radical rebuild.
(13) The residents of Wang Kelian sensed something was amiss when a number of people stumbled on to their streets, weak and injured, and began to beg for food and water.
(14) Selby can't hit the yellow, so foul and amiss is called, and then again - this time he gets much closer.
(15) That isn’t, of course, because the NHS has taken to medieval blood-letting techniques, but rather because those who showed up at the infirmary door will have disproportionately had something seriously amiss.
(16) He is showing encouraging signs of having got the social care message, but a little forceful reminding cannot go amiss.
(17) Many new possibilities for treatment which have appeared recently have resulted from the amission of page limitation.
(18) Physiocal examination on amission demonstrated revealed a pulsating mass in the midabdomen, absence of pulsation of the right femoral artery and cold pale skin of the right leg.
(19) I wouldn’t imagine that people will get enough to cover their whole costs, but I would think that a payment to at least cover some expenses wouldn’t go amiss,” he said.
(20) A couple of days off in Blackburn wouldn't go amiss.
(adv. & a.) Turned or twisted toward one side; not in a straight or true direction, or position; out of the right course; distorted; obliquely; asquint; with oblique vision; as, to glance awry.
(adv. & a.) Aside from the line of truth, or right reason; unreasonable or unreasonably; perverse or perversely.
(1) Hester also pledged that customers from other banks will be repaid for 'knock-on' costs after they were left out of pocket by an IT failure that sent 20m transactions awry.
(2) The Boaty McBoatface saga is not the first time online polls have gone awry.
(3) This is supposed to "empower" them and make it much easier for them to be held to account when budgets go awry, as they have a habit of doing in defence.
(4) In a more applied sense, such knowledge may also provide a rational approach to controlling metabolic disease syndromes related to adipogenesis gone awry such as obesity-associated diabetes and cachexia.
(5) Informing the patient about a procedure that went awry can help avoid unnecessary legal procedures.
(6) Unless the polls are seriously awry, that seems unlikely.
(7) Things looked promising when Blackpool began the season brightly and remained in the top four until November but then it started to go awry in December.
(8) 11.23am BST It looks like the Ukranian attempt to reassert control in Slavyansk has gone awry, with some troops going over to the pro-Russian side.
(9) Anthony Bosch – who choked back tears in court and said the clinic was a legitimate business gone awry – sought a more lenient term because of his cooperation in the investigation, but US District Judge Darrin Gayles refused.
(10) This found its personification in the disappointing Ross Barkley, whose burst from near his area before an awry pass was indicative of his contribution throughout.
(11) A subtle operational problem with most vapor stripping techniques is that the contents of the trap are consumed with one analysis; if anything goes awry, the analysis of that trapped sample cannot be repeated.
(12) If you study that history as I have, you’ll realize the stakes for Langley bosses are always highest when programs have gone awry or legacies hang in the balance.
(13) Sleep, a vital ingredient in life, is often taken for granted until something goes awry and sleep no longer comes easily.
(14) It was higher up the hierarchy where things went awry.
(15) In the cold war we were not contemplating how a cyber-attack might go awry.
(16) She had her first intimation that something was awry with the 20th century when she could no longer see the pistons driving the wheels on locomotives because, with the arrival of streamlining, they "had skirts on".
(17) Then things went awry, not only on the pitch, but on the Juve bench.
(18) Hull’s only creative outlet was Snodgrass and passes soon began to go awry for Mike Phelan’s side.
(19) When this carefully orchestrated and regulated cell control process goes awry because one or more of the proteins in the sequence has been altered by a mutated gene, the cell divides in an uncontrolled manner and malignancy results.
(20) 'In a musical sense, it seemed like all the good intentions had gone awry, very quickly.