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Definition of the noun omission
What does omission mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: omissions
- a mistake resulting from neglect
- something that has been omitted
- any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
- lexical domain: Natural Processes - nouns denoting natural processes
- synonym of omission: deletion
- more generic term: linguistic process = a process involved in human language
- more specific words:
- aphaeresis / apheresis = omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until'
- aphesis = the gradual disappearance of an initial (usually unstressed) vowel or syllable as in `squire' for `esquire'
- elision = omission of a sound between two words
- eclipsis / ellipsis = omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
- neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- more generic words: disregard / neglect = lack of attention and due care
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the noun omission
- The act of omitting.
- The act of neglecting to perform an action one has an obligation to do.
- Something deleted or left out.
- Something not done or neglected.
- [grammar] The shortening of a word or phrase, using an apostrophe ( ' ) to replace the missing letters, often used to approximate the sound of speech or a specific dialect.
Omission is a musical group.
- album: "Refuse Regress"
- Omission: In the criminal law, an omission, or failure to act, will constitute an actus reus and give rise to liability only when the law imposes a duty to act and the defendant is in breach of that duty.
- Omission a.k.a. Sin of omission: In Catholic teaching an omission is a failure to do something one can and ought to do. If this happens advertently and freely, it is considered a sin.
- read more about Sin of omission
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Omission
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In the Hearts of the People (2009)
by Lowell Tollefson
The omission is the absence of an effective guard against a particular center of power—the economic interests.
Addressed to the Catholics of Dublin by John Henry Newman
the unwritten, taken by itself, is but a part of that whole, so in turn Revelation itself may be viewed as one of the constituent parts of human knowledge, considered as a whole, and its omission is the omission of one of those constituent parts.
Modern Introductory Physics (1999)
by Charles H. Holbrow, J. N. Lloyd, J. C. Amato
One serious omission is the absence of a discussion of the distribution of velocities of atoms. At any instant the gas atoms have a range of velocities, and it is possible to predict how many atoms will have which velocities. The deduction and ...
Contemporary African American Women's Activism by Kimberly Springer
It appears that Brown's omission is a calculated one. Disclosing the sodomizing of Seale—as if the beating ...
by Reuben Gold Thwaites
The principal omission is that of the very extensive vocabularies of the languages of the different Indian tribes.8 They are written so as to represent the pronunciation in German, and have, in numerous instances, special directions, as thus: ...
Emerging Market Perspectives by Masahiro Kawai, Eswar S. Prasad
The glaring omission is any direct reference to the comovement ofan individualfirm's assets with the aggregate financial sector in a crisis. Also, like Basel III, Dodd-Frank provides for an explicit minimum leverage ratio (capital over total assets) ...
Bilingualism in Development (2001)
Language, Literacy, and Cognition by Ellen Bialystok
The omission is a consideration of the social reality that embraces and defines every encounter with language by each individual. Socioeconomics and Learning Grosjean (1982) captures the essence of how social factors infiltrate the life of ...
From Michaelmas Term, 48 Geo. III. 1807, to [Hilary Term, 59 Geo. III. 1819] Both Inclusive. With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters by Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas
But here, the want of the averment is particularly assigned, and the omission is a good cause of special demurrer, stat. 4 Ann (c), Wightman v. Mullins.
by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland
The omission of a figure cannot be supplied in an indictment. State v. Street. 1 Tayl. (N. Car.) 158. Omission "of "Did." — An indictment charging that the defendant " then and there, without lawful authority, molest, ...
by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle
The omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs, would do, or the doing something which a prudent and reasonable man would not do. 11 Ex. 784.
by Informa Healthcare, Waldemar Karwowski
The causes were reported to have been responsible for failures involving omission or commission and for failures to prospective and retrospective tasks. The first column shows the percentage of participants reporting a cause for a memory ...
by Roy F. Baumeister, Kathleen D. Vohs
Definition Omission neglect refers to insensitivity to missing information of all types—including unmentioned or unknown options, alternatives, features, properties, characteristics, possibilities, and events. When people fail to think about what ...
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Video shows what omission means. The act of omitting.. The act of neglecting to perform an action one has an obligation to do.. Something deleted or left out..
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Quotes about Omission
In making up the character of God, the old theologians failed to mention that He is of infinite cheerfulness. The omission has caused the world much tribulation. (Michael Monahan)
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Scrabble value of O1M3I1S1S1I1O1N1
The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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