What does the word awry mean?

Usage examples for awry

  1. Madam Fulton was always scrupulous in the appointments of her person; but this morning, with the slightly fagged look about her eyes and her careful bonnet a trifle awry, she disclosed the fact that she had dressed in haste for a train. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. Somehow the world had gone awry. – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
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