a mistake resulting from neglect
something that has been omitted
"she searched the table for omissions"
any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Neglect (Latin nec, not, and lego, gather) is the failing to take such care, show such attention, pay such courtesy, etc., as may be rightfully or reasonably expected. Negligence, which is the same in origin, may be used in almost the same sense, but with a slighter force, as when Whittier speaks of "the negligence which friendship loves;" but negligence is often used to denote the quality or trait of character of which the act is a manifestation, or to denote the habit of neglecting that which ought to be done. Neglect is transitive, negligence is intransitive; we speak of neglect of his books, friends, or duties, in which cases we could not use negligence; negligence in dress implies want of care as to its arrangement, tidiness, etc.; neglect of one's garments would imply leaving them exposed to defacement or injury, as by dust, moths, etc. Neglect has a passive sense which negligence has not; the child was suffering from neglect, i. e., from being neglected by others; the child was suffering from negligence would imply that he himself was neglectful. The distinction sometimes made that neglect denotes the act, and negligence the habit, is but partially true; one may be guilty of habitual neglect of duty; the wife may suffer from her husband's constant neglect, while the negligence which causes a railroad accident may be that of a moment, and on the part of one ordinarily careful and attentive; in such cases the law provides punishment for criminal negligence.
See synonyms for CARE.
carelessness, default, disregard, disrespect, failure, heedlessness, inadvertence, inattention, indifference, neglect, neglectfulness, negligence, oversight, remissness, scorn, slackness, slight, thoughtlessness
Neglect of duty, of the child by the parent; there was neglect on the part of the teacher.
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How to use omission in a sentence?
This method would result in a near-total omission of relevant news stories outside of the English-speaking part of the world.
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.
A man does not sin by commission only, but often by omission.
I warn all officers responsible for maintaining security across the country ... (that they) will be held personally accountable for any acts of omission or commission that endanger the lives and property of Kenyans.
White House will be a major challenge for Huawei to market the Mate 30 family to consumers in Europe, the omission of Google Maps services from a major flagship smartphone is unprecedented.
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- omissióCatalan, Valencian
- välttäminen, poisto, sivuuttaminen, laiminlyönti, jättäminen, väistäminenFinnish
- faill, faillíIrish
- 省略, 생략Korean
- kauwhiti, rerenga, aweretangaMāori
- пропуск, оплошность, упущениеRussian
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