omission [n] something forgotten or excluded blank, breach, break, cancellation, carelessness, chasm, cutting out, default, disregard, disregardance, elimination, elision, excluding, exclusion, failing, failure, forgetfulness, gap, hiatus, ignoring, inadvertence, inadvertency, lack, lacuna, lapse, leaving out, missing, neglect, noninclusion, overlook, overlooking, oversight, passing over, preclusion, preterition, pretermission, prohibition, repudiation, skip, slighting, slip, withholding; concepts 25,116,699 —Ant. addition, inclusion, insertion, remembrance 

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  • omission — [ ɔmisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1350; bas lat. omissio ♦ Le fait, l action d omettre (qqch.), de ne pas dire, de ne pas faire (qqch.). L omission d un détail par un témoin. Pécher par omission. Mensonge par omission. ♢ Chose omise. Omission volontaire;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • omission — omis·sion /ō mi shən/ n 1: something neglected, left out, or left undone 2: the act, fact, or state of leaving something out or failing to do something esp. that is required by duty, procedure, or law liable for a criminal act or omission Merriam …   Law dictionary

  • Omission — • The failure to do something one can and ought to do Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Omission     Omission     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • omission — o‧mis‧sion [əʊˈmɪʆn, ə ǁ oʊ , ə ] ➔ error of omission * * * omission UK US /əʊˈmɪʃən/ noun [C or U] ► the fact of not including something that should have been included, or the thing that is not included: »We are not responsible for the omission …   Financial and business terms

  • Omission — may refer to: Omission (Catholicism), a Catholic sin Omission (criminal law) Omission bias Purposeful omission, a literary method See also Lie Mathematical proof Logical proof Argument Professional negligence Contract law Insurance contracts …   Wikipedia

  • Omission — (von lateinisch omittere: „auslassen, unterlassen“, auch Abszission) ist ein Stilmittel der Rhetorik der Lyrik und der Prosa. In der Ästhetik wird eine Trope oder ein Symbol mit negativer oder positiver Appellfunktion als Omission bezeichnet.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Omission — O*mis sion, n. [L. omissio: cf. F. omission. See {Omit}.] 1. The act of omitting; neglect or failure to do something required by propriety or duty. [1913 Webster] The most natural division of all offenses is into those of omission and those of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Omission — (v. lat.), 1) Weglassung, z.B. beim Conto corrente das Weglassen einer Post; 2) Unterlassung; 3) Entsagung, z.B. O. der Erbschaft …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Omission — (lat.), Weglassung; Unterlassung …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Omission — Omission, lat. deutsch, Weglassung, Unterlassung; omissio hereditatis Verzicht auf die Erbschaft; omissum, Auslassung eines Wortes etc …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • omission — (n.) late 14c., from L. omissionem (nom. omissio) an omitting, noun of action from pp. stem of omittere (see OMIT (Cf. omit)). Related: Omissible …   Etymology dictionary

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