omission

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omission

[ō′mish·ən]
(geology)
The elimination or nonexposure of certain stratigraphic beds at the surface of any specified section because of disruption and displacement of the beds by faulting.
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One of our biggest sin of omission is our neglect of our nation.
I did what I thought Mazrui would have done under the circumstances: write to the editors directly and point out this sin of omission and set the record straight.
Given their exceptional share in the priesthood of Jesus Christ, Catholic bishops who refuse to mobilize the forces of life and goodness against the forces of death are guilty of a staggering sin of omission.
This was more a sin of omission rather than commission.
The sin of omission here is while existing technology can "suffice" it may leave a company in the dust competitively now or down the road.
This sin of omission results in her disconnection from the quotidian stimuli of what seems to have been a comfortably bourgeois existence.
The Tories, in their death throes in the mid 1990s, did the same, and he greater the sin of omission, the louder the bluster.
I came away from Lampeter with the uncomfortable feeling that though the bishops voted in favour, they had, by a sin of omission, lost the Bill for those who would have voted yes.
IN AN ALARMING sin of omission, pollsters have yet to tell us anything definitive about the so-called Mommy Wars, that haft-imagined battle between the working mothers of overscheduled upper-middle-class children and the stay-at-home mothers of overscheduled upper-middleclass children.
What some might see as a forgivable sin of omission, Singh interprets as equivalent to racism.