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guilty of neglect; lacking due care or concern

Synonyms for remiss

failing in what duty requires

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None are held back neither by fear nor slackness, but it seems to be the will of almighty Jove that the Achaeans should perish ingloriously here far from Argos: you, Thoas, have been always staunch, and you keep others in heart if you see any fail in duty; be not then remiss now, but exhort all to do their utmost."
"Have something yourself, Johnny," I said, with an air of having intended to say it all the time, but of having been a trifle remiss because of the interesting conversation I had been holding with Clam and Pat.
Often each guild had a 'pageant-house' where it stored its 'properties,' and a pageant-master who trained the actors and imposed substantial fines on members remiss in cooperation.
"You will easily believe, sir, that such a life as I am now describing must be incompatible with my further progress in learning; and that in proportion as I addicted myself more and more to loose pleasure, I must grow more and more remiss in application to my studies.
"In an apparent attempt to discredit my honor, integrity and reputation, [Tulfo] maliciously implied that I am remiss in the performance of my duties, and worse, even categorically alleged that I demanded the amount of P72 million, implying that I am a corrupt public official," the complaint read.
Quezon City revenue officials on Thursday filed criminal charges against three businesses in the City which the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) says had been remiss in settling more than PHP116 million in unpaid taxes.
IT would be remiss of me if I failed to respond to Les Barlow's generous comments to my letters (Talkback, July 4).
In a statement, Justice Undersecretary Mark Perete said the resolution found the RCBC officers remiss in their duties and thus facilitating money laundering.
The Paramilitary group, who last week accepted responsibility for the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, said it would be "remiss" of them not to take advantage of the row over the Northern Irish border.
Murphy said: "We'll potentially have six games to play with the play-offs but I think it would be remiss of me to rotate for the sake of rotation.
The apparent bias wasn't remiss on politicians either as the Pak Sarzameen Party's Secretary-General Raza Haroon pointed out the bias to the Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping Ali Zaidi, who is himself an MNA from Karachi.
The local administration would take stern action against remiss staffers of the hospital.
Yet on reflection I have been remiss in my reasoning.
But when discussing Murray's rank in the upper echelons of British sport, it has been remiss how few mentions Fred Perry (below, right) has been given.
The minister, however, promised that he would bring to book all those found remiss in this regard, urging everyone to ensure news credibility.