remissness

  • 1Remissness — Re*miss ness, n. Quality or state of being remiss. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2remissness — index culpability, dereliction, disregard (omission), laches, laxity, neglect, negligence, omission …

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  • 3remissness — noun see remiss …

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  • 4remissness — See remissly. * * * …

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  • 5remissness — noun The characteristic of being remiss; carelessness; negligence; tardiness …

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  • 6remissness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being negligent: laxity, laxness, negligence, slackness. See CAREFUL …

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  • 7remissness — re miss·ness || rɪ mɪʃnɪs n. negligence, carelessness, unmindfulness …

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  • 8remissness — re·miss·ness …

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  • 9remissness — /rəˈmɪsnəs/ (say ruh misnuhs) noun the state or character of being remiss; slackness …

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  • 10remissness — The doing of the act in question in a tardy, negligent, or careless manner; but term does not apply to the entire omission or forbearance of the act …

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  • 11remissness — noun the quality of being lax and neglectful • Syn: ↑laxness, ↑laxity, ↑slackness • Derivationally related forms: ↑slack (for: ↑slackness), ↑remiss, ↑lax …

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  • 12neglect — neglectedly, adv. neglectedness, n. neglecter, neglector, n. /ni glekt /, v.t. 1. to pay no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight: The public neglected his genius for many years. 2. to be remiss in the care or treatment of: to …

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  • 13St. Augustine of Canterbury —     St. Augustine of Canterbury     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Augustine of Canterbury     First Archbishop of Canterbury, Apostle of the English; date of birth unknown; d. 26 May, 604. Symbols: cope, pallium, and mitre as Bishop of Canterbury …

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  • 14sleacnes — f ( se/ sa) slowness; sloth, remissness, inertness, laziness; 1. slowness of physical movement; 2. slowness in action; 3. mental inertness; 4. remissness, slowness in performance of duty; …

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  • 15negligence — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. remissness, oversight, heedlessness; see carelessness , indifference 1 , neglect 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. disregard, carelessness, dereliction, laxness. see neglect III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or… …

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  • 16laxity — noun 1. the condition of being physiologically lax baths can help the laxness of the bowels • Syn: ↑laxness • Derivationally related forms: ↑lax (for: ↑laxness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 17laxness — noun 1. the quality of being lax and neglectful (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑laxity, ↑remissness, ↑slackness • Derivationally related forms: ↑slack (for: ↑slackness), ↑ …

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  • 18slackness — noun 1. weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy • Syn: ↑inanition, ↑lassitude, ↑lethargy • Hypernyms: ↑weakness 2. the quality of being lax and neglectful • Syn: ↑laxness …

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  • 19benign neglect — Neglect Neg*lect , n. [L. neglectus. See {Neglect}, v.] 1. Omission of proper attention; avoidance or disregard of duty, from heedlessness, indifference, or willfulness; failure to do, use, or heed anything; culpable disregard; as, neglect of… …

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  • 20Determination — De*ter mi*na tion, n. [L. determinatio boundary, end: cf. F. d[ e]termination.] 1. The act of determining, or the state of being determined. [1913 Webster] 2. Bringing to an end; termination; limit. [1913 Webster] A speedy determination of that… …

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