Definitions for omissionoʊˈmɪʃ ən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word omission

Princeton's WordNet

  1. omission, skip(noun)

    a mistake resulting from neglect

  2. omission(noun)

    something that has been omitted

    "she searched the table for omissions"

  3. omission, deletion(noun)

    any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases

  4. omission(noun)

    neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something

Wiktionary

  1. omission(Noun)

    The act of omitting.

  2. omission(Noun)

    The act of neglecting to perform an action one has an obligation to do.

  3. omission(Noun)

    Something deleted or left out.

  4. omission(Noun)

    Something not done or neglected.

  5. omission(Noun)

    The shortening of a word or phrase, using an apostrophe ( ' ) to replace the missing letters, often used to approximate the sound of speech or a specific dialect.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of omission in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of omission in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nine:

    A man does not sin by commission only, but often by omission.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Just the omission of Jane Austen's books alone would make a fairly good library out of a library that hadn't a book in it.

  3. Adam Lankford:

    This method would result in a near-total omission of relevant news stories outside of the English-speaking part of the world.

  4. Don Yee:

    Its omission of key facts and lines of inquiry suggest the investigators reached a conclusion first, and then determined so-called facts later.

  5. Marya Mannes:

    The great omission in American life is solitude. . . that zone of time and space, free from the outside pressures, which is the incinerator of the spirit.

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