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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·miss /rɪˈmɪs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·miss a.  Not energetic or exact in duty or business; not careful or prompt in fulfilling engagements; negligent; careless; tardy; behindhand; lagging; slack; hence, lacking earnestness or activity; languid; slow.
    Thou never wast remiss, I bear thee witness.   --Milton.
    These nervous, bold; those languid and remiss.   --Roscommon.
    Its motion becomes more languid and remiss.   --Woodward.
 Syn: -- Slack; dilatory; slothful; negligent; careless; neglectful; inattentive; heedles; thoughtless.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·miss, n. The act of being remiss; inefficiency; failure. [Obs.] Remisses of laws.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : failing in what duty requires; "derelict (or delinquent) in
            his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you
            not to pay your bills" [syn: derelict, delinquent,