Definition of Remissness

1. Noun. The quality of being lax and neglectful.

Exact synonyms: Laxity, Laxness, Slackness
Generic synonyms: Neglect, Neglectfulness, Negligence
Derivative terms: Lax, Lax, Remiss, Slack



Definition of Remissness

1. n. Quality or state of being remiss.

Definition of Remissness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being remiss; carelessness; negligence; tardiness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Remissness

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Literary usage of Remissness

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1. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"I do not apprehend,' said he, ' that the defects complained of are to be ascribed principally to the remissness or culpability of their leading members. ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"REMEMBRANCE.—See note i. REMISE.—See RELEASE. remissness ... "remissness," in sending or delivering a message, implies that it was actually sent or ..."

3. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... enrolled in France—Power of that country—Napoleon's speech to the Senate—He repairs to Bayonne—remissness of the English ..."

4. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"remissness of discipline in the English Fleet. [ADDIT. MS. BRIT. MUS. 12097. Orig-.] R. Charles, 19 Sept. 1666. Sr. I HAD no sooner caused the enclosed to ..."

5. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"remissness of discipline in the English Fleet. [ADDIT. Ms. BRIT. MUs. 12097. Orig-.] R. Charles, 19 Sept. 1666. Sr. I HAD no sooner caused the enclosed to ..."

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