Definition of Omissive

1. Adjective. Characterized by omissions. "Omissive crimes"

Partainyms: Omission
Derivative terms: Omit



Definition of Omissive

1. a. Leaving out; omitting.

Definition of Omissive

1. Adjective. tending to omit things ¹

2. Adjective. caused by omission ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Omissive

1. marked by omission [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omissive

omikuji
omiletical
ominate
ominated
ominates
ominating
omination
ominelite
ominous
ominously
ominousness
ominousnesses
omissible
omission
omissions
omissive (current term)
omit
omits
omittable
omittance
omittances
omitted
omitter
omitters
omitting
omkar
omkars
omlah
omlahs
ommastrephes

Literary usage of Omissive

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1. The Foundations of Legal Liability: A Presentation of the Theory and by Thomas Atkins Street (1906)
"There is no tort of negligence which cannot indifferently be viewed either in the light of positive or omissive wrong; though it appears that the conception ..."

2. The Formal Bases of Law by Giorgio Del Vecchio (1914)
"... by which certain conduct (commissive or omissive) possible by nature is prohibited. From this the imperative as well as limiting character of juridical ..."

3. Letters, Conversations, and Recollections of S. T. Coleridge by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1836)
"... a kind most contrary to any form of disrespect, omissive or commissive ; to which, let me would not do, if, having shown you consciously any disrespect, ..."

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