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

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Definition
careless — especially with regard to a duty
  • But you are careless and wilfully remiss.
    Book 6 (99% in)
  • And Agamemnon answered, "Sir, you may sometimes blame him justly, for he is often remiss and unwilling to exert himself—not indeed from sloth, nor yet heedlessness, but because he looks to me and expects me to take the lead.
    Book 10 (20% in)
  • The two Ajaxes went about everywhere on the walls cheering on the Achaeans, giving fair words to some while they spoke sharply to any one whom they saw to be remiss.
    Book 12 (57% in)
  • You do ill to be thus remiss, you, who are the finest soldiers in our whole army.
    Book 13 (14% in)
  • None are held back neither by fear nor slackness, but it seems to be the will of almighty Jove that the Achaeans should perish ingloriously here far from Argos: you, Thoas, have been always staunch, and you keep others in heart if you see any fail in duty; be not then remiss now, but exhort all to do their utmost.
    Book 13 (28% in)
  • Hector now rebuked him and said, "Why, Melanippus, are we thus remiss? do you take no note of the death of your kinsman, and do you not see how they are trying to take Dolops's armour?
    Book 15 (73% in)

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

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