Definitions

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  • n. the act of omitting something

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of omitting, or the state of being omitted; forbearance; neglect.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Failure or forbearance to do something; omission; neglect to do, perform, etc.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Bush didn't comment directly on these speculative comments/recollections, significant omittance.

    First on the Ticker: Bush, Palin aide disputes book claims

  • Local AM radio host Joyce Kaufman, who openly criticized the company for both “errors”, claiming that the omittance of Pearl Harbor day would insult World War II veterans, highlighted this information.

    Publix Pulls 2009 Calendar

  • I believe my only motive for this omittance was a reluctance to dwell upon Dorothy, and a desire to shield her father for her sake.

    Richard Carvel — Complete

  • If the thing should not come to pass, "omittance is no quittance"

    Myths and Marvels of Astronomy

  • -- You had set up my bristles in such guise -- in attacking poor Sterne -- that I had quite forgot to give you a flogging for your punning grocery epistle -- but omittance is no quittance.

    Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African. In Two Volumes. To Which Are Prefixed, Memoirs of His Life, Vol. 1

  • You may notice the omittance of NBA Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain from that list, but that's because he was what was considered a "territorial pick" of the Philadelphia

    Rock Chalk Talk

  • I contacted the organisation about the omittance of Biolay and Ané; I suggested to add Los Angeles and Le 22 Bar.

    Filles Sourires

  • Actim and maybe, just maybe, the omittance of Song is a telling one.

    Le Grove

  • And due to this strange omittance of a BR-D drive, I have thrown Sony's All in One into the competition as well.

    ehMac.ca

  • Out of sight is out of mind, and these mistakes of omittance may well have been the natural result of - as David Nokes accused the Austens of doing - the extended family forgetting that George had ever existed.

    Jane Austen's World

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