re'miss·ness || rɪ'mɪʃnɪs n. negligence, carelessness, unmindfulness

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Remissness — Re*miss ness, n. Quality or state of being remiss. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remissness — index culpability, dereliction, disregard (omission), laches, laxity, neglect, negligence, omission …   Law dictionary

  • remissness — noun see remiss …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • remissness — See remissly. * * * …   Universalium

  • remissness — noun The characteristic of being remiss; carelessness; negligence; tardiness …   Wiktionary

  • remissness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being negligent: laxity, laxness, negligence, slackness. See CAREFUL …   English dictionary for students

  • remissness — re·miss·ness …   English syllables

  • remissness — /rəˈmɪsnəs/ (say ruh misnuhs) noun the state or character of being remiss; slackness …   Australian English dictionary

  • remissness — The doing of the act in question in a tardy, negligent, or careless manner; but term does not apply to the entire omission or forbearance of the act …   Black's law dictionary

  • remissness — noun the quality of being lax and neglectful • Syn: ↑laxness, ↑laxity, ↑slackness • Derivationally related forms: ↑slack (for: ↑slackness), ↑remiss, ↑lax …   Useful english dictionary

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