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Definitions of remiss

  1. Remissness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Remissly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Remitting in attention, etc.: negligent: not punctual slack: not vigorous. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Slack; negligent. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. Slack or careless; dilatory; negligent. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Careless in performance of duty or business; dilatory; slack; languid. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Careless; negligent; not attending to duty or engagements; slow; not intense. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for remiss

  1. It is indeed remiss of her, but she is so ill- tempered on baking days I dare not even rebuke her. – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  2. How we all came to disregard so material a point is inconceivable; but certain it is, we had been all greatly remiss – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education
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