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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-mis′, adj. remitting in attention, &c.: negligent: not punctual: slack: not vigorous.—adj. Remiss′ful, tending to remit or forgive: lenient.—n. Remissibil′ity.—adj. Remiss′ible, that may be remitted or pardoned.—n. Remis′sion, slackening: abatement: relinquishment of a claim: release: pardon: remission of sins: the forgiveness of sins.—adj. Remiss′ive, remitting: forgiving.—adv. Remiss′ly.—n. Remiss′ness.—adj. Remiss′ory, pertaining to remission. [O. Fr. remis—L. remissus, slack—remittĕre, to remit.]
The numerical value of remiss in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of remiss in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of remiss in a Sentence
Brazil has been remiss in not making such numbers public.
To Senator Leahy, I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge my co-star in Batman, the role is marginally smaller than mine, but I understand you're quite good.
Even a state like Montana, with a small population and being a long ways from the southern border, we'd be remiss to think there aren't impacts to the state by illegal immigration.
If that's accurate, I'm hearing that it's not -- to say that we would have some concern would be accurate, that would be troubling, to act like it's not a concern would be remiss on my part.
In fact, DOJ and the FBI would have been remiss in their duty to protect the country had they not sought a FISA warrant and repeated renewals to conduct temporary surveillance of Carter Page, someone the FBI assessed to be an agent of the Russian government.
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