the area of southeastern Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio, U.S., inhabited by the Amish religious sect
out of the right or proper course, order, or condition; improperly; wrongly; astray: Did I speak amiss? improper; wrong; faulty: I think something is amiss in your calculations. take amiss, to be offended at or resentful of (something not meant to cause offense or resentment); misunderstand: I couldn’t think of a way to present my […]
. Historical Examples Whatever others may say of me I will recite sutras kneeling before amitabha Buddha. Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan Various The earthly shell in which the soul of amitabha lives on through time! Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin amitabha is the Sanskrit of Amida, or the deification of […]
a close social relationship between a paternal aunt and her niece.
friendship; peaceful harmony. mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord. a female given name. Historical Examples My sisters send their amities, and will write in a few days. Atlantic Monthly, Volume 6, No. 38, December, 1860 Various Po´thos.God of the amities of love;one of the numerous attendants of Venus, 106. Myths […]
friendship; peaceful harmony. mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord. a female given name. Historical Examples It was a curious custom which prevailed in the amity church. By the Light of the Soul Mary E. Wilkins Freeman What is so excellent as strict relations of amity, when they spring from this […]