not deliberately or on purpose:Properly restricting file sharing will help the user avoid unintentionally granting access to unknown parties.
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How to use unintentionally in a sentence
For this population, that’s unintentional overdose, he says.The pandemic has had a dramatic effect on drug overdoses | Kat Eschner | December 22, 2020 | Popular-Science
Often disguised as compliments or pleasantries, and seemingly unintentional, they contain implicit bias and are rooted in a system of inequality and unfair advantages.Miss Manners: Helping kids understand microaggressions | Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin | December 11, 2020 | Washington Post
Carbon monoxide detectorsMore than 400 Americans die every year from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning not linked to fires, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.When to replace smoke detectors, sponges, pillows and more, according to experts | Daniel Bortz | November 10, 2020 | Washington Post
While the affair was plainly an unintentional glitch, it was in another sense no mere accident, but a product of an industry dangerously out of touch with its users.
India’s coronavirus lockdown resulted in an unintentional 45-day prohibition.The steep Covid-19 tax on liquor is forcing Indians to switch to cheaper brands | Manavi Kapur | July 21, 2020 | Quartz
This is unintentionally funny, though, because no one seems to have seen him walk in.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con | Sujay Kumar | October 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
However unintentionally, the reaction was surely what Christie wanted.Chris Christie Isn’t Out From Under Bridgegate Just Yet | Olivia Nuzzi | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But did he just unintentionally endorse mandatory vaccination?D.C. Moron Phil Gingrey Spread Ebola Fever Over Immigrants | Kent Sepkowitz | July 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her third child came so fast that the birth was unintentionally “unassisted.”
If Dostoevsky unintentionally laid the philosophical groundwork upon which Putin now stands, then Tolstoy offers the solution.
Queeker stopped short and blushed violently, feeling that he had slightly, though unintentionally, committed himself.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands | R.M. Ballantyne
Perhaps already unintentionally I have indicated the quality of the injustice our marriage did us both.The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
Her brown sombrero was tilted, perhaps unintentionally, a little to one side of her rather pert and independently carried head.The Flockmaster of Poison Creek | George W. Ogden
Still I thought I might, perhaps, unwittingly and unintentionally have neglected something.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography. | Solomon Maimon
It pitched correctly, broke (unintentionally) and buried itself in Pattie's skirt.