Remiss - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈmɪs|  American pronunciation of the word remiss
Brit.  |rɪˈmɪs|  British pronunciation of the word remiss

adjective

- failing in what duty requires(syn: delinquent, derelict, neglectful)

remiss of you not to pay your bills

Examples

...I would be remiss if I didn't tell you how much I appreciated the lovely gift....

It was remiss of the social services not to notify the police.

parents who are remiss in their duties

remiss of you not to pay your bills

It would be remiss of me if I did not share with you the vital role God has played in my recovery.

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