Definition for A-MISS'

A-MISS', a. [a and miss. See Miss.]

  1. Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice. [This adjective always follows its noun.]
  2. adv. In a faulty manner; contrary to propriety, truth, law or morality. Ye ask and receive not, because ye ask amiss. – James iv. Applied to the body, it signifies indisposed; as, I am somewhat amiss to day.

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