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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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Related Words for inadvertency

exclusion, carelessness, lapse, failing, breach, oversight, inadvertence, neglect, skip, lack, slip, chasm, overlook, withholding, preclusion, blank, prohibition, gap, break, failure

Examples from the Web for inadvertency

Historical Examples of inadvertency

  • 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