Origin of omission
Examples from the Web for omission
Remember when your parents taught you that a “lie by omission” is still a lie?
The omission of contributor information on future reports should not be assumed to be an oversight.
Whether the lack of liberal involvement in the museum is the result of commission or omission, it is puzzling.
So, the history of mass killing by omission begins, for many, with the Holocaust.
By omission, the Court essentially allows the prohibition to stand.
The omission of the book numbered 88 will also have been remarked.Immortal Memories|Clement Shorter
But no great significance is to be attached to the omission.The Origin of Paul's Religion|J. Gresham Machen
Owing to an omission in the report of my remarks you have unintentionally misrepresented me.Lord Randolph Churchill|Winston Spencer Churchill
Their failures are not those of omission, as is so frequently the case with men holding these offices.
The assertion that they "earnestly seek" it is completely negatived by the omission.Key-Notes of American Liberty|Various
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Word Origin for omission
Word Origin and History for omission
late 14c., from Latin omissionem (nominative omissio) "an omitting," noun of action from past participle stem of omittere (see omit). Related: Omissible.