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    remiss - Dictionary definition and meaning for word remiss

    (adj) failing in what duty requires
    Synonyms : delinquent , derelict , neglectful
    Example Sentence
    • derelict (or delinquent) in his duty
    • neglectful of his duties
    • remiss of you not to pay your bills
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for remiss

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re+MISS you miss something repeatatively because of NEGLIGENCE, CARELESSNESS.

repeat+miss, A negligent person will repeatedly miss important things

Everything is amiss because he's remiss.

Remiss:U repeatedly miss ur duty when u are negligent

When your sister is remiss in her chore of sweeping the floor, you say to her, "You MISSed a spot."


u miss the opportunity again and again cuz u r negligent

re=again...miss=miss a questn in exam....ie he missed the question again in the exam,,ie he is being negligent

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