"omission," c.1600, perhaps coined by Shakespeare, who used it in wordplay ("Omittance is no quittance"), from omit + -ance.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for omittance

Historical Examples of omittance

  • If the thing should not come to pass, "omittance is no quittance" (ce qui est différé, n'est pas perdu).