remiss

英 [rɪ'mɪs] 美 [rɪ'mɪs]
  • adj. 怠慢的;迟缓的;不小心的
GRE
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remiss 疏忽的,懈怠的

来自拉丁语 remittere,松开,松懈,减轻,送走,来自 re-,向后,往回,mittere,送出,送走, 词源同 emit,remit.-ss,过去分词格。引申词义疏忽的,懈怠的。

remiss (adj.)
early 15c., "weak, dissolved," from Latin remissus "relaxed, languid; negligent," past participle of remittere "slacken, abate, let go" (see remit). Meaning "characterized by lack of strictness" is attested from mid-15c.; that of "characterized by negligence" is from mid-15c.
1. I would be remiss if I did not do some-thing about it.
如果我对此不做点儿什么,就是不负责任。

来自柯林斯例句

2. It was remiss of them not to inform us of these changes sooner.
他们粗心大意,没有早一些通知我们这些变化。

来自《权威词典》

3. It was remiss of him to forget her birthday.
他竟忘了她的生日,实在是糊涂.

来自《简明英汉词典》

4. I would be remiss if I did not do something about it.
如果我对此不做点儿什么,就是不负责任。

来自辞典例句

5. No policeman ought to be remiss in his duties.
警员不应该玩忽职守.

来自辞典例句

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