They were accidental owners who turned their inattention into a virtue.
Unmarried women were put off by inattention to their issues, particularly in the debates, says Greenberg, and that hurt Obama.
Numbers also help explain all that inattention on Tuesday night.
The trouble is that an inattention to the details of money is not exactly what we want in a Treasury secretary at the moment.
Constant to her master through beatings and bullyings, she could not stand incivility and inattention.
Even then, the inattention of a single player may occasion an accident.
Mrs. Chalk, noticing his inattention at last, pulled up sharply.
Ten off for the sugar, and only five for inattention to religious instruction!
He had written a little treatise on inattention, De Incogitantia,—in the vain hope of thus rousing his pupil to work.
She had accused the girl of impudence and inattention, which had sounded bad.