advertent

[ ad-vur-tnt ]
/ ædˈvɜr tnt /

adjective

attentive; heedful.

Nearby words

  1. adversely,
  2. adversity,
  3. advert,
  4. advertence,
  5. advertency,
  6. advertise,
  7. advertised,
  8. advertisement,
  9. advertiser,
  10. advertising

Origin of advertent

1665–75; < Latin advertent- (stem of advertēns, present participle of advertere), equivalent to ad- ad- + vert- turn + -ent- -ent

Related formsad·vert·ent·ly, adverb

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