lack of attention; inattention; heedlessness: drowsy inobservance.
failure to observe a custom, rule, law, or the like; nonobservance: inobservance of the Sabbath.
- in·ob·serv·ant, adjective
- in·ob·serv·ant·ly, adverb
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How to use inobservance in a sentence
They justly blame also his inobservance of propriety, his hyperbolical extravagance, his harsh metaphors, his affected thoughts.
British Dictionary definitions for inobservance
lack of compliance with or adherence to a law, religious duty, etc
- inobservant, adjective
- inobservantly, adverb
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