Inadvertence

Definition of Inadvertence

In`ad`vert´ence
n.1.
1.The quality of being inadvertent; lack of heedfulness or attentiveness; inattention; negligence; as, many mistakes proceed from inadvertence.
Inadvertency, or lack of attendance to the sense and intention of our prayers.
- Jer. Taylor.
2.An effect of inattention; a result of carelessness; an oversight, mistake, or fault from negligence.
The productions of a great genius, with many lapses an inadvertencies, are infinitely preferable to works of an inferior kind of author which are scrupulously exact.
- Addison.

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absentmindedness, balk, bevue, carelessness, culpa, culpable negligence, default, dereliction, disregard, disregardfulness, distraction, failure, false move, false step, flightiness, flippancy, frivolousness, giddiness, heedlessness, inadvertency, inattention, inattentiveness, inconsideration, incuriosity, indifference, inobservance, laches, laissez-faire, lapse, lapsus calami, lapsus linguae, laxity, laxness, levity, lightmindedness, loose thread, looseness, miscue, misstep, neglect, neglectfulness, negligence, nonfeasance, noninterference, nonobservance, nonperformance, nonrestriction, obliviousness, omission, overlooking, oversight, permissiveness, poor stewardship, procrastination, regardlessness, remissness, shallowness, slackness, slight, slip, slipup, stumble, superficiality, thoughtlessness, trip, unalertness, unawareness, unconsciousness, unheedfulness, unintentiveness, unmindfulness, unobservance, unrigorousness, unwariness, unwatchfulness, wrong step
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