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remiss
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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Definition
careless — especially with regard to a duty
  • But whom remiss and shrinking from the war He found, with keen rebuke lie thus assail'd; "Ye wretched Greeks, your country's foul reproach, Have ye no sense of shame?
    1.4 — Volume 1 Book 4 (43% in)
  • Dear friends, from this remissness must accrue Yet greater evils; but with gen'rous shame And keen remorse let each man's breast be fill'd; Fierce is the struggle; in his pride of strength Hector has forc'd the gates and massive bars, And raging, 'mid the ships maintains the war."
    2.13 — Volume 2 Book 13 (17% in)
  • He said, and vanish'd 'mid the tribes of men: But fir'd with keener zeal to aid the Greeks, Neptune sprang forth in front, and call'd aloud: "Again, ye Greeks, shall our remissness yield The victory to Hector, Priam's son, To seize our ships, and endless glory gain?
    2.14 — Volume 2 Book 14 (66% in)

There are no more uses of "remiss" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).

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