- accident insurance,
- accident prone,
- accident proneness,
- accident tout,
- accidental death benefit,
- accidental hypothermia,
- accidentally on purpose
Origin of accidental
Examples from the Web for accidental
This is kind of an accidental career for me—which is why I approach it with irreverence and playfulness.DJ Spooky Wants You To Question Everything You Know About Music, Technology, and Philosophy|Oliver Jones|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whatever irregularities occurred were accidental and insignificant.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1978, Scott Newman, his 28-year-old son, died of an accidental drug and alcohol overdose.
An accidental mix-up of measles vaccine and a common muscle relaxer killed at least 15 Syrian children, and possibly many more.Measles Vaccine Mix-Up Kills Dozens of Syrian Children|Kent Sepkowitz|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Around two thirds of these accidental deaths happened in the home or vehicle of the family, with mostly unsecured guns.9-Year Old With an Uzi? America Is Tougher on Toys Than Guns|Cliff Schecter|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He might have excused her with the remark that just on such was an accidental inequality the more dangerous.Weighed and Wanting|George MacDonald
This is not to be regarded as accidental, or as a misfortune which could not be foreseen.The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism|Bertrand Russell
Dr. Kirk found by an accidental experiment on himself that it acts by lowering the pulse.
If his automobile went over the edge, now that the roads were icy, who could say it was not accidental?
Care that the pupil shall see all, and separate the essential from the accidental, is all that is necessary.
late 14c., "non-essential," from Old French accidentel or directly from Medieval Latin accidentalis, from Latin accidentem (see accident). Meaning "outside the normal course of nature" is from early 15c.; that of "coming by chance" is from 1570s.
late 14c., "non-essential quality," from accidental (adj.). The musical sense is from 1868.