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Synonyms for omission

Synonyms for omission

nonperformance of what ought to be done

Synonyms for omission

a mistake resulting from neglect

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something that has been omitted

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any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases

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All that need be remarked on the power to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, is, that by providing for this last case, the Constitution has supplied a material omission in the articles of Confederation.
Now he was smitten with compunction, yet irritated that so trifling an omission should be stored up against him after nearly two years of marriage.
This omission I now made haste to correct, and, after the manner of green Martians with their beasts, I let him know partially by the weird and uncanny telepathy of Barsoom and partly by word of mouth that we were upon the trail of those who had recently occupied the boat through which we had just passed.
If you haven't read his book your education has been shamefully neglected, and you must repair the omission at once.
Having given orders in the commander in chief's name to rectify this omission, Prince Andrew galloped back.
Casaubon's words seemed to leave unsaid: what believer sees a disturbing omission or infelicity?
And when one of the company told him, he had disparaged himself by so dirty an employment, his answer was: that the thought of what he had done would prove music to him at midnight, and the omission of it would have upbraided and made discord in his conscience whensoever he should pass by that place.
Yes, I said; a reward which a man might fairly expect who never understood that, if Asclepius did not instruct his descendants in valetudinarian arts, the omission arose, not from ignorance or inexperience of such a branch of medicine, but because he knew that in all well-ordered states every individual has an occupation to which he must attend, and has therefore no leisure to spend in continually being ill.
Perhaps, however, the fact may be true, and less miraculous than it hath been represented; since the natural cause seems adequate to the effect: for, as the guide at that moment desisted from a constant application of his armed right heel (for, like Hudibras, he wore but one spur), it is more than possible that this omission alone might occasion the beast to stop, especially as this was very frequent with him at other times.
Mrs Tapkins likewise discovers her omission, and with promptitude repairs it; for herself; for Miss Tapkins, for Miss Frederica Tapkins, for Miss Antonina Tapkins, for Miss Malvina Tapkins, and for Miss Euphemia Tapkins.
A Dodson would not be taxed with the omission of anything that was becoming, or that belonged to that eternal fitness of things which was plainly indicated in the practice of the most substantial parishioners, and in the family traditions,--such as obedience to parents, faithfulness to kindred, industry, rigid honesty, thrift, the thorough scouring of wooden and copper utensils, the hoarding of coins likely to disappear from the currency, the production of first-rate commodities for the market, and the general preference of whatever was home-made.
The story was repeated; it was, in effect, exactly the same as before, without any deviation or omission.
Omissions cannot be morally wrong because, when one omits, one does nothing; only actions can be morally wrong.
The Registration & Electoral Office today released provisional registers of electors and omissions lists for public inspection until June 29, during business hours at the department's office at Harbour Centre in Wan Chai, and at District Offices.
6: STANDARDS RELATING TO TAXPAYER ERRORS AND OMISSIONS