- re·miss·ly, adverb
- re·miss·ness, noun
- o·ver·re·miss, adjective
- o·ver·re·miss·ly, adverb
- o·ver·re·miss·ness, noun
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How to use remiss in a sentence
However, we would be remiss in not acknowledging the changes within the Ads platform itself on keyword targeting — one of those being close variants.
We’d be remiss if we didn’t remind you that sugar itself is still bad for you.
I would be remiss if I didn’t get in a little sports mention up high this morning.Bitcoin, stocks and crude take off as the markets brace for a wave of stimulus checks | Bernhard Warner | February 8, 2021 | Fortune
I would be remiss if I didn’t give them credit for taking that step in 2019 when they weren’t under the huge pressure that some other brands are under right now.He dreamed of creating his own African superhero universe. Now it’s finally paying off. | David Betancourt | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
Finally, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that, although I don’t know if you are a “wife” or a woman, there is a substantial lopsided difference in the family workload between men and women.Sharing the workload at home when one child has special needs | Meghan Leahy | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
But I would be remiss if I didn't mention what gives me hope from this case.For Ricky Jackson, a Just Verdict—But 39 Years Too Late | Cliff Schecter | November 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ignoring as a nation things that are worthy of death is very remiss.
I would be remiss not to mention David Wenham, who played Al.
And I'd be remiss not to direct you a display of animal behavior in action.
Porton: I would be remiss if I didn't ask you about your recent efforts to take Playboy private.
Chopin's friends were not remiss in exerting themselves to procure him pupils and good fees at the same time.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
But, however wise in discipline, Peveril and his followers were somewhat remiss in civil policy.Peveril of the Peak | Sir Walter Scott
Then, as if recollecting he had been remiss, he assumed a benevolent interest in his companions' affairs.The Fourth Estate, vol. 2 | Armando Palacio Valds
He did not add Israel's obligations to His own, and discharge them too, when they were remiss concerning them.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua | William Garden Blaikie
"If I have been remiss, the pleasure of a stroll with Itlza must be my excuse," said he humbly.A Prince of Anahuac | James A. Porter
British Dictionary definitions for remiss
lacking in care or attention to duty; negligent
lacking in energy; dilatory
- remissly, adverb
- remissness, noun
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