Associations to the word «Omission»


OMISSION, noun. The act of omitting.
OMISSION, noun. The act of neglecting to perform an action one has an obligation to do.
OMISSION, noun. Something deleted or left out.
OMISSION, noun. Something not done or neglected.
OMISSION, noun. (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.

Dictionary definition

OMISSION, noun. A mistake resulting from neglect.
OMISSION, noun. Something that has been omitted; "she searched the table for omissions".
OMISSION, noun. Any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases.
OMISSION, noun. Neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something.

Wise words

Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.
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