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Definition of remiss adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [not before noun] (formal)
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  1. 1not giving something enough care and attention synonym negligent
  2. 2 remiss (of somebody) (to do something) It was remiss of them not to inform us of these changes sooner. remiss (in something/in doing something) She had clearly been remiss in her duty.
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