Definition of remiss:
ramshackle, unconcerned, asleep at the switch, abandoned, flea-bitten, indifferent, decrepit, tumble-down, overdue, dilatory, delinquent, tatterdemalion, neglectful, uninterested, broken-down, lax, run-down, slack, bedraggled, lax, careful, derelict, slack, woebegone, deserted, creaky, dilapidated, negligent.
- neglectful (part of speech: adjective)
- "Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)", Plutarch.
- "The Man with a Shadow", George Manville Fenn.
And he to me: The love of good, remiss In what it should have done, is here restored; Here plied again the ill- belated oar; But still more openly to understand, Turn unto me thy mind, and thou shalt gather Some profitable fruit from our delay.- "Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete", Dante Alighieri.