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not employed

Synonyms:

not on duty, absent, finished, inoperative, negligible, outside, postponed, slender, slight, slim.
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Correct spelling:
miss
Definition:
The act of missing.

Synonyms:

noun
adult
grown-up.
broad
bimbo, dame, dish, doxy, female, floozy, gal, girl, lady, lassie, moll, skirt, tootsie, sweet thing, honey*, babe*, chick*, doll*.
communication
miss.
damsel
colleen, lass, woman, young girl, young woman, young women, colleens, virgin.
dearth
deficiency, famine, inadequacy, infrequency, lack, meagerness, paucity, poverty, privation, rareness, scantiness, scantness, shortage, sparsity, uncommonness, exiguousness, slim pickings.
default
blemish, dearth, delinquency, dereliction, imperfection, insufficiency, lapse, nonpayment, offense, overlooking, shortcoming, transgression, vice, weakness, wrongdoing.
error
boo-boo, faux pas, flaw, howler, misconception, mismanagement, screamer, Misbelief, errors, XS, booboos, screamers, booboo, howlers, bad job, boo-boos, screw-up.
female
Gentlewomen, She, SHES.
lack
exiguity, retrenchment, shortfall, shortness, shrinking, slightness, Insufficience, retrenchments.
maid
chambermaid, cleaning lady, handmaiden, housemaid, live in, maid, maidservant, nursemaid, handmaidens, domestics, housemaids, live-in, hired girl, chambermaids, maidservants.
miss
absence, blunder, default, defect, drop, error, escape, fault, fille, girl, lack, leave out, lose, loss, misfire, mishap, missy, mistake, neglect, omission, omit, overleap, overlook, oversight, pretermit, slip, want, young lady, young woman.
misstep
gaffe, bad move.
titles
dame, esq, honorific, judge, justice, lady, jr., HON, the Honorable, Her/Your Ladyship.
woman
female.
verb
blow
fail, flounder, goof, miss.
clear
hurdle, leap, negotiate, overleap, surmount, vault.
contact
miss.
disregard
brush aside, contemn, despise, discount, disdain, disobey, disparage, laugh off, live with, overpass, pooh-pooh, scorn, snub, turn a blind eye, wink at, Vilipend, brush off, blink at, brush away, tune out, pay no attention to, have no use for, look the other way, cold-shoulder, leave out of account, let off easy, let pass, pay no heed to, pay no mind, shut eyes to, take no notice of, turn a deaf ear.
emotion
miss.
err
miscalculate, misjudge, mistake.
fail
flunk.
lack
default, lack, need, require, want.
miss
blow, botch, crave, desire, disregard, drop, err, fall short, flub, forget, fumble, ignore, juggle, let go, long, lose, miscarry, misfire, mislay, misplace, need, neglect, omit, overlook, overshoot, pass over, pass up, pine, skip, slight, trip, undershoot, wish, yearn, muff, drop the ball, let slip, be late for, fall flat on face, trip up.
motion
miss.
perception
lose, miss.
stative
miss.
Examples of usage:
  1. I don't want to miss anything. – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  2. My name is Miss Larramie. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  3. Please don't let me miss anything that I ought to see. – A Romance in Transit by Francis Lynde
  4. Only, I am afraid Clarissa will miss me. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  5. " Do go on," said Miss Brodie. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor

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