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Synonyms for remissrɪˈmɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remiss(adj)

    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, remiss, run-down, delinquent, flea-bitten, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, decrepit, inattentive, derelict, broken-down, tatterdemalion, dilapidated, neglectful



  1. remiss(adjective)

    reprehensible, at fault, negligent, blameworthy

  2. remiss(adjective)

    At fault; failing to fulfill responsibility, duty, or obligations.

    negligent, reprehensible, at fault, blameworthy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. remiss(a.)

    slack, dilatory, slow, backward, behindhand

  2. remiss(a.)

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

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negligent, careless, neglectful

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