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

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis