Remiss synonyms

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Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
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Tending to neglect; failing to take care of matters which require attention.
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Lost; adrift; hence, wanting; careless; neglectful; unfaithful.
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Slack; of a loose texture; not rigid or tight
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Flowing or blowing with little speed:
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Exhibiting a lack of attention; not attentive.
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Unstudied or effortless:
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Not really good; rather poor or bad
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Failing to give due care or attention; inattentive.
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Unable to remember things well; liable to forget.
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Not interested; indifferent, not concerned.
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Past the time for payment; overdue
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Causing or tending to cause delay; meant to gain time, defer action, etc.
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Not interested; indifferent.
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To spend in idleness; to waste; to consume.
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Simple past tense and past participle of relax.
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(Obsolete) To make tardy.
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Persevering and careful in work; industrious
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The definition of painstaking is requiring a lot of care, effort or hard work.
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careless, thoughtless
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careless, thoughtless
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careless, thoughtless
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  • Slack , in this connection, implies lack of necessary diligence, efficiency, etc. as because of laziness or indifference slack service in a restaurant
  • Lax implies looseness in satisfying or enforcing requirements, observing standards or rules, etc. lax discipline
  • Derelict implies flagrant neglect of a duty or obligation
  • Negligent and neglectful both imply failure to attend to something sufficiently or properly, but negligent often stresses inattentiveness or carelessness as a habit or trait negligent in dress, and neglectful carries an implication of intentional and culpable disregard a mayor neglectful of pledges made to the voters
  • Remiss implies the culpable omission or the careless or indifferent performance of a task or duty remiss in one's obligations
Find another word for remiss. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for remiss, like: careful, neglectful, derelict, lax, slack, inattentive, careless, indifferent, unmindful, forgetful and uninterested.