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Synonyms of 'omission'

(noun) 
Definition
an act of missing out or failing to do something
her omission from the guest list
Synonyms
exclusion
the exclusion of dairy products from your diet
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leaving out
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deletion
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noninclusion
Opposites
(noun) 
Definition
an act of missing out or failing to do something
an injury occasioned by any omission of the defendant
Synonyms
failure
They didn't prove his case of a failure of duty.
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neglect
her deliberate neglect of her professional duty
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default
The other team failed to turn up so we won by default.
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negligence
He was responsible for his patients' deaths through gross negligence.
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oversight
By an unfortunate oversight, full instructions do not come with the product.
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carelessness
The accident was caused by sheer carelessness.
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dereliction
He pleaded guilty to wilful dereliction of duty.
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forgetfulness
Her forgetfulness is due to advancing age.
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slackness
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laxity
The laxity of expert control authorities has made a significant contribution to the problem.
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laxness
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slovenliness
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neglectfulness
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remissness
(noun) 
Definition
something that has been left out or passed over
There is one noticeable omission in your article.
Synonyms
gap
There followed a gap of four years.
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space
Affix your stamps on the space provided.
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blank
Put a word in each blank to complete the sentence.
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lacuna
There are still major lacunae in the material available.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of blank
Definition
an empty space for writing in
Put a word in each blank to complete the sentence.
Synonyms
empty space,
in the sense of carelessness
The accident was caused by sheer carelessness.
Synonyms
irresponsibility,
slackness,
sloppiness (informal),
thoughtlessness,
laxness,
inconsiderateness,
remissness
in the sense of default
Definition
a failure to do something, esp. to meet a financial obligation or to appear in court
The other team failed to turn up so we won by default.

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