Apathy toward, or neglect of, duty resulting in something not properly done or remaining undone.

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  • Sometimes it is better to make an error in co mission than it is to make an error in omission and miss an opportunity.

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  • By the omission of critical documentation on the project, the programmer was able to get the product out faster, but that also made any updates much more painful for other developers.

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  • The employee was upset which led to omission of data and many problems for both the computing and financial departments.

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