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Definition of "remiss" []

  • Lax in attending to duty; negligent. (adjective)
  • Exhibiting carelessness or slackness. See Synonyms at negligent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "remiss" in a sentence
  • "Obviously Schmitt was either not involved in the leadership discussion, or the Society was remiss is not expressing a contrary statement of disagreement"
  • "I'm remiss is not previously mentioning the KING 5 debate did not include any questions on terrorist detainee policy which Maria Cantwell voted against, or the terrorist surveillance program which earlier passed the House and will be before the Senate during its post-election lame duck session."
  • "And as I have been busy lately, being wacky happy, I have been remiss is giving a shout out to the newest soldier in the War On Dogma ... gotta say hey to my newest reader, the lover cyber-geisha herself, sayaka."