English version

remiss

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishremissre‧miss /rɪˈmɪs/ adjective [not before noun] formal 🔊 🔊 CARELESScareless because you did not do something that you ought to have done syn negligentremiss in 🔊 parents who are remiss in their dutiesit was remiss of somebody to do something 🔊 It was remiss of the social services not to notify the police.
Examples from the Corpus
remissEven today, the day after, I am feeling a bit remiss.The Home Office has also been remiss about security devices, an important subject that has been debated at length today.The point was that he had been remiss and that he was sorry and wanted to make it right.The editor would be remiss in her duties if the information were not reported.
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