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Synonyms for remiss

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  1. remissadjective

    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.

    negligent, reprehensible, at fault, blameworthy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. remiss

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

    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"

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


Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. remissadjective

    slack, dilatory, slow, backward, behindhand

  2. remissadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. remissadjective

    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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  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. Ben Affleck:

    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.

  3. 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.

  4. The Democratic rebuttal:

    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.

  5. John Forman:

    Brazil has been remiss in not making such numbers public.

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