(redirected from sins of omission)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to sins of omission: sins of commission
References in periodicals archive ?
But his missteps have been sins of omission and degree.
Even after the 13th Amendment was adopted, at the end of the Civil War, Congress continued to enact laws -- and commit sins of omission -- that sustained the terrible legacies of slavery until the civil rights movement.
When I write as a Christian I recognize the many sins of omission and commission of Christians through the ages, sins the Pope has so challengingly reminded us of.
Despite its sins of omission, Squatriti presents a treasury of "hydraulic history," and the burgeoning field of environmental historical studies is the richer for his contribution.
But if Edwards' snafus were sins of omission, two other speakers in Des Moines let listeners know their biases a bit more openly, casting women and gays in disparaging terms.
As usual, final choices were made and the short summaries were written by the editor, who is the one willing to shoulder the blame for any glaring sins of omission.
But when this book is judged according to the authors' larger claim of being "well suited to teaching anyone the fundamentals" of these areas of insurance, more serious shortcomings emerge under the heading of sins of omission rather than sins of commission.
Similar sins of omission invalidate the conclusion of a 1986 New England Journal of Medicine study that Kellermann co-authored with University of Washington pathologist Donald T.
Our editorial sins of omission were especially glaring last spring when Congress deliberated the Kassebaum/Kennedy Health Coverage Act.
The present account is intended to redress some of John Hick's sins of omission.
In an effort to clear the murky atmosphere, Hefling generally treads a neutral path by providing "an accurate and dispassionate account of what is known about notes inegales and overdotting", simultaneously taking to task almost everyone for occasional sins of omission, mistranslation, misinterpretation, and the like.
It's a longstanding habit of the White House press corps, one that contributed to one of the great journalistic sins of omission of all time.