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[in-uh d-vur-tn-see]
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noun, plural in·ad·vert·en·cies.
  1. inadvertence.
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Origin of inadvertency

1585–95; < Medieval Latin inadvertentia, equivalent to Latin in- in-3 + advert- turn to (see advert1) + -entia -ency
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Examples from the Web for inadvertency

Historical Examples

  • I am conscious of my inadvertency, and that the reproof is just.

    Alonzo and Melissa

    Daniel Jackson, Jr.

  • Symeon slipped into the Roman Martyrology by an inadvertency.

  • I am conscious 57 of my inadvertency, and that the reproof is just.


    Amelia Stratton Comfield

  • If it be in that Coron that Byron has placed Seyd the pasha, it must be attributed to inadvertency.

  • It was strange, however, that he should betray himself by such an inadvertency.

    Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist

    Charles Brockden Brown