(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.
() imp. of Wring. Wrung.
(a.) Twisted; wry; as, a wrong nose.
(a.) Not according to the laws of good morals, whether divine or human; not suitable to the highest and best end; not morally right; deviating from rectitude or duty; not just or equitable; not true; not legal; as, a wrong practice; wrong ideas; wrong inclinations and desires.
(a.) Not fit or suitable to an end or object; not appropriate for an intended use; not according to rule; unsuitable; improper; incorrect; as, to hold a book with the wrong end uppermost; to take the wrong way.
(a.) Not according to truth; not conforming to fact or intent; not right; mistaken; erroneous; as, a wrong statement.
(a.) Designed to be worn or placed inward; as, the wrong side of a garment or of a piece of cloth.
(adv.) In a wrong manner; not rightly; amiss; morally ill; erroneously; wrongly.
(a.) That which is not right.
(a.) Nonconformity or disobedience to lawful authority, divine or human; deviation from duty; -- the opposite of moral right.
(a.) Deviation or departure from truth or fact; state of falsity; error; as, to be in the wrong.
(a.) Whatever deviates from moral rectitude; usually, an act that involves evil consequences, as one which inflicts injury on a person; any injury done to, or received from; another; a trespass; a violation of right.
(v. t.) To treat with injustice; to deprive of some right, or to withhold some act of justice from; to do undeserved harm to; to deal unjustly with; to injure.
(v. t.) To impute evil to unjustly; as, if you suppose me capable of a base act, you wrong me.
(1) In this book, he dismisses Freud's idea of penis envy - "Freud got it spectacularly wrong" - and said "women don't envy the penis.
(2) But this is to look at the outcomes in the wrong way.
(3) It is not that the concept of food miles is wrong; it is just too simplistic, say experts.
(4) "But this is not all Bulgarians and gives a totally wrong picture of what the country is about," she sighed.
(5) No malignant tumour failed to be diagnosed (100% reliable), the anatomopathological examination of specimens in benign conditions was never wrong (100% reliable).
(6) The Bible treats suicide in a factual way and not as wrong or shameful.
(7) "That attracted all the wrong sorts for a few years, so the clubs put their prices up to keep them out and the prices never came down again."
(8) More than half of carers said they were neglecting their own diet as a result of their caring responsibilities, while some said they were eating the wrong things because of the stress they are under and more than half said they had experienced problems with diet and hydration.
(9) A final experiment confirmed a prediction from the above theory that when recalling the original sequence, omissions (recalling no word) will decrease and transpositions (giving the wrong word) will increase as noise level increases.
(10) Other details showed the wrong patient undergoing a heart procedure, and the wrong patient given an invasive colonoscopy to check their bowel.
(11) Mulholland and others have tried to portray the Leeds case in terms of right or wrong.
(12) And of course, as the articles are shared far and wide across the apparently much-hated web, they become gospel to those who read them and unfortunately become quasi-religious texts to musicians of all stripes who blame the internet for everything that is wrong with their careers.
(13) And I was a little surprised because I said: ‘Doesn’t sound like he did anything wrong there.’ But he did something wrong with respect to the vice-president and I thought that was not acceptable.” So that’s clear.
(14) The fitting element to a Cabrera victory would have been thus: the final round of the 77th Masters fell on the 90th birthday of Roberto De Vicenzo, the great Argentine golfer who missed out on an Augusta play-off by virtue of signing for the wrong score.
(15) "I don't think that people are waiting for the wrong solution."
(16) I can’t hear those wrong notes any more,” she says.
(17) "This crowd of charlatans ... look for one little thing they can say is wrong, and thus generalise that the science is entirely compromised."
(18) Eleven women have died in India and dozens more are in hospital, with 20 listed as critically ill, after a state-run mass sterilisation campaign went horribly wrong.
(19) in horses is imputed to the small numbers of people involved in the work, to the conservation of the authorities responsible for breeding, to the wrong choice of stallions for A.I.
(20) The Sun editor also said his newspaper was wrong to use the word "tran" in a headline to describe a transexual, saying that he felt that "I don't know this is our greatest moment, to be honest".