At fault; failing to fulfill responsibility, duty, or obligations.
‘I would certainly be remiss if I did not give credit where credit was due.’;
Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper or otherwise incorrect
‘He suspected something was amiss.’; ‘Something amiss in the arrangements had distracted the staff.’;
Not energetic or exact in duty or business; careless; tardy; slack; hence, lacking earnestness or activity; languid; slow.
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.
‘Thou never wast remiss, I bear thee witness.’; ‘These nervous, bold; those languid and remiss.’; ‘Its motion becomes more languid and remiss.’;
(obsolete) Fault; wrong; an evil act, a bad deed.
The act of being remiss; inefficiency; failure.
Astray; faultily; improperly; wrongly; ill.
‘What error drives our eyes and ears amiss?’; ‘Ye ask and receive not, because ye ask amiss.’;
failing in what duty requires;
‘derelict (or delinquent) in his duty’; ‘neglectful of his duties’; ‘remiss of you not to pay your bills’;
Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice.
‘His wisdom and virtue can not always rectify that which is amiss in himself or his circumstances.’;
lacking care or attention to duty; negligent
‘it would be very remiss of me not to pass on that information’;
A fault, wrong, or mistake.
‘Each toy seems prologue to some great amiss.’;
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’;
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’;