Definitions for remissrɪˈmɪs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word remiss
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
negligent or careless in performing one's duty, business, etc.
characterized by negligence or carelessness.
Origin of remiss:
1375–1425; late ME < L remissus, ptp. of remittere to send back, slacken, relax; see remit
derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remiss(adj)
failing in what duty requires
"derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"
At fault; failing to fulfill responsibility, duty, or obligations.
I would certainly be remiss if I did not give credit where credit was due.
not energetic or exact in duty or business; not careful or prompt in fulfilling engagements; negligent; careless; tardy; behindhand; lagging; slack; hence, lacking earnestness or activity; languid; slow
the act of being remiss; inefficiency; failure
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