KJV Dictionary Definition: amiss


AMISS', 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 4.

Applied to the body, it signifies indisposed; as, I am somewhat amiss to day.