Definition Remiss

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Definition

remiss: careless, heedless, lax, neglectful
adjective
It was remiss of you not to reply to my e-mail. My boss also agrees it was very careless of you not to write back.

to be remiss: to be careless, to be heedless, to be lax, to be neglectful
idiom

Examples

  • "I would be remiss if I did not mention that this company retreat will include team-building exercises led by an expert from the FunFactory Consulting Squadron."

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