At fault; failing to fulfill responsibility, duty, or obligations.
"I would certainly be remiss if I did not give credit where credit was due."
Not energetic or exact in duty or business; careless; tardy; slack; hence, lacking earnestness or activity; languid; slow.
Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper or otherwise incorrect
"He suspected something was amiss."
"Something amiss in the arrangements had distracted the staff."
Fault; wrong; an evil act, a bad deed.
lacking care or attention to duty; negligent
"it would be very remiss of me not to pass on that information"
not quite right; inappropriate or out of place
"there was something amiss about his calculations"
wrongly or inappropriately
"the prime minister may have constructed his cabinet a little amiss"
Not energetic or exact in duty or business; not careful or prompt in fulfilling engagements; negligent; careless; tardy; behindhand; lagging; slack; hence, lacking earnestness or activity; languid; slow.
The act of being remiss; inefficiency; failure.
Astray; faultily; improperly; wrongly; ill.
Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice.
A fault, wrong, or mistake.
failing in what duty requires;
"derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"
"neglectful of his duties"
"remiss of you not to pay your bills"
not functioning properly;
"something is amiss"
"has gone completely haywire"
"something is wrong with the engine"
away from the correct or expected course;
"something has gone awry in our plans"
"something went badly amiss in the preparations"
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"
in an imperfect or faulty way;
"The lobe was imperfectly developed"
"Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"