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Synonyms for remiss
rɪˈmɪsre·miss

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  1. remissadjective

    Synonyms:
    reprehensible, at fault, negligent, blameworthy

  2. remissadjective

    At fault; failing to fulfill responsibility, duty, or obligations.

    I would certainly be remiss if I did not give credit where credit was due.

    Synonyms:
    negligent, reprehensible, at fault, blameworthy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. remiss

    Synonyms:
    slack, careless, negligent, i attentive, wanting, flow, slothful, idle, lax, dilatory, tardy, remissful

    Antonyms:
    energetic, careful, attentive, active, assiduous, alert, painstaking, diligent, strict

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  1. derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remissadjective

    failing in what duty requires

    "derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"

    Synonyms:
    abandoned, overdue, bedraggled, woebegone, tumble-down, run-down, delinquent, flea-bitten, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, decrepit, inattentive, derelict, broken-down, tatterdemalion, dilapidated, neglectful

    Antonyms:
    diligent

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. remissadjective

    Synonyms:
    slack, dilatory, slow, backward, behindhand

  2. remissadjective

    Synonyms:
    inattentive, negligent, careless, thoughtless, heedless, neglectful, lax

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. remissadjective

    Synonyms:
    negligent, derelict, careless, slack, heedless, neglectful

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "remiss":

    negligent, careless, neglectful

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#177646blameworthy
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How to use remiss in a sentence?

  1. Mark Walker:

    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.

  2. Scott Sales:

    Border security should be something that's on the forefront of all legislatures whether they're state or federal, 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.

  3. John Forman:

    Brazil has been remiss in not making such numbers public.

  4. Barack Obama:

    Now, this is, of course, the most wonderful time of the year. But we would be remiss not to take a moment to remember our fellow Americans whose hearts are heavy tonight – who grieve for loved ones, especially in San Bernardino, California, their loss is our loss, too, for we’re all one American family. We look out for each other in good times, and in bad. And they should know that all of us care about them this holiday season.

  5. Scott Sales:

    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.


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