Synonyms for inadvertence

Grammar : Noun
Spell : in-uh d-vur-tns
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɪn ədˈvɜr tns

Définition of inadvertence

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from Middle French inadvertance (14c.), from Scholastic Latin inadvertentia, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + advertentia, from Latin advertere "to direct one's attention to," literally "to turn toward" (see advertise).
  • noun neglect
Example sentences :
  • Say it was a mistake on your part,—an inadvertence,—and done without my knowledge.
  • Extract from : « Roland Cashel » by Charles James Lever
  • This word escaped Schomberg by inadvertence at which he became frightened.
  • Extract from : « Victory » by Joseph Conrad
  • I had, in a moment of inadvertence, created for myself a tie.
  • Extract from : « Victory » by Joseph Conrad
  • Here, again, we have to regret and remark the inadvertence of youth.
  • Extract from : « The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh » by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The least inadvertence may rob us of the public favor so hard to be acquired.
  • Extract from : « The Loyalist » by James Francis Barrett
  • “Pardon me, kind aunt, for the inadvertence of my expression,” he exclaimed.
  • Extract from : « The Settlers » by William H. G. Kingston
  • I will not deal with not things at all, except by accident and inadvertence.
  • Extract from : « First and Last Things » by H. G. Wells
  • It was a pity, but it was an inadvertence, and no dishonourable action.
  • Extract from : « Salem Chapel, v.1/2 » by Mrs. Oliphant
  • Continue in pious conduct, beware of inadvertence; but do not mourn for my absence, will you?'
  • Extract from : « The Gtakaml » by rya Sra
  • Do not commit, therefore, any inadvertence while living the householder's life.'
  • Extract from : « The Gtakaml » by rya Sra

Antonyms for inadvertence

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