“If I got into any form of politics, I’d be remiss not to also go in as an artist and a storyteller, help put a narrative together,” Mr. McConaughey said.
"But unlike Logan, I express myself more about being remiss in that area and I’m constantly apologising for it. Logan would certainly find me a bit boring. I feel that quite strongly."
“I would be remiss in saying I would be more excited if the election had turned out differently, but if it was normal times, I would have attended, absolutely.”
failing in what duty requires
If it’s your turn to bring in the coffee and donuts for your early morning meeting, and you forget, then your co-workers can say that you were remiss in fulfilling your responsibility to keep them awake with sugar and caffeine. Don’t expect to get much done at your meeting.
The adjective remiss is often used in the phrase "remiss in one’s duty." The principal was remiss in her duty to tell parents about the incident at school. After the parents heard about it from their kids, the principal received several angry phone calls wondering why the school had been locked down for loose farm animals.
形容词 remiss 经常用在“remiss in one's duty”这个短语中。校长疏忽了将学校事件告诉家长的职责。父母从孩子那里得知这件事后，校长接到了几个愤怒的电话，想知道为什么学校因为放养的农场动物而被封锁。
One thing we’d be remiss to talk about is the food, so let’s dive in.
—"My mouth is watering": Chef Claudia Sandoval’s culinary border tour is undeniably delicious by Joseph Neese
Alternative option: I’d be remiss not to mention the döner kebab, the popular Turkish street food of roasted stacked meat, usually eaten with different vegetables and sauces in sandwich or wrap form.
替代选择：更不用说 döner 烤肉串了，这是一种流行的土耳其街头烤肉，通常搭配不同的蔬菜和酱汁以三明治或包裹的形式食用。
—A $1,000 Day in Berlin for $100 by ???
“I would be remiss not to bring in some of what is happening outside in the streets and the experiences of so many who look like myself,” Aduba told reporters via Zoom.
阿杜巴通过 Zoom 告诉记者：“如果我不把街上发生的一些事情和这么多长得像我的人的经历带进来，那就太失职了。”
—Emmy winners highlight push for social justice by BETH HARRIS
remiss (adj.)early 15c., remis, remisse, "weak, dissolved, loose, slack, lacking in force or energy;" mid-15c., of conduct, "characterized by lack of strictness or due restraint;" also, of persons, "slack in the discharge of a task or duty, characterized by negligence," from Latin remissus "relaxed, languid; negligent," past participle of remittere "slacken, abate, let go" (see remit). Related: Remissly; remissness.Related entries & more
remiss (adj.)early 15c., remis, remisse, “虚弱的、溶解的、松散的、松懈的、缺乏力量或能量的；” 15c. 中期，行为，“以缺乏严格或应有的约束为特征；”同样，对于人来说，“以疏忽为特征，在执行任务或职责时懈怠”，来自拉丁语 remissus “放松，懒散；疏忽”，remittere 的过去分词“放松，减弱，放手”（见 mittere）。相关：疏忽；疏忽。相关条目及更多
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