Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of miss.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not caught with the senses or the mind

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Learning to Live With Radical Islam" a front page plea by Newsweek to avoid drifting toward more and more war with the Muslim world (unless Googling the title missed something) didn't get comments in the antiwar blog spear except a poorly located one on Huffington Post.

    Capitol Hill Blue - The oldest political news site on the Internet

  • Missed Abortion The term missed abortion is used  when the fetus has died but is retained in the uterus, usually for some weeks.

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  • But in his Sept. 5 speech, Bush instead cited other historical failures – what he called missed opportunities to eliminate Lenin and Hitler when they were living in obscurity and writing about their improbable dreams of power.

    Election 2006 & World War III

  • KURTZ: Although the White House is mounting a campaign against what it calls missed (ph) in the Woodward book.

    CNN Transcript Oct 1, 2006

  • But in his Sept. 5 speech, Bush instead cited other historical failures – what he called missed opportunities to eliminate Lenin and Hitler when they were living in obscurity and writing about their improbable dreams of power.

    Printing: Election 2006 & World War III

  • Dr Sharples spoke of being saddened by the Government's decision not to include designated Maori seats on the Auckland super-city council, which he described as a missed opportunity.

    Radio New Zealand News Headlines

  • "Those are what we call missed opportunities," Bartlett said.

    - Latest Popular Stories, Instablogs Community

  • "Those are what we call missed opportunities," Bartlett said.

    News4Jax.com - Local News

  • Not to be missed is her cover for "The Swordswoman" where it shows a woman in a short kimono battling giant insects with her sword.

    MIND MELD: The Most Memorable SF/F Book Covers

  • Palin missed an opportunity when she spoke Saturday night to the Gridiron Club.

    Palin's tale of two worlds

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  • As I was tethering my bicycle outside the shopping centre yesterday a very intoxicated woman was staring blankly at me.

    Me: Hello?

    Woman: gllaarrggh...fwoop! *gobs an enormous spit on my bicycle*

    Me: What the ... what did you do that for?!

    Woman (slurring): Sorry. I missed.

    Me: Missed?

    Woman: *points vaguely toward ground*

    Me: Yeah, whatever.

    Woman: Can you give me fifty cents?

    November 23, 2008

  • That reminds me of a moment in a Rachel Stamp live album that used to really tickle me:

    <kkkhhhhhhhhhh… PTAH>

    I just gobbed on myself! How fucking punk rock is that — I just gobbed on myself!

    November 23, 2008

  • Haha!

    November 23, 2008