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Definition of "remissness" [re•miss•ness]

  • The characteristic of being remiss; carelessness; negligence; tardiness. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "remissness" in a sentence
  • "Sometimes I thought that the fiend followed me, and might expedite my remissness by murdering my companion."
  • "I wish to apologize for putting you to the inconvenience of having to come over and apprise me of my remissness."
  • "But negligence or remissness on the part of the cruisers stationed to maintain the blockade, may excuse persons, under circumstances, for violating the blockade."