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Another word for remiss

  1. Guilty of neglect; lacking due care or concern

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Another word for remiss

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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