advertence

advertence
noun Date: 14th century 1. the action or process of adverting ; attention 2. advertency 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Advertence — Ad*vert ence, Advertency Ad*vert en*cy, [OF. advertence, avertence, LL. advertentia, fr. L. advertens. See {Advertent}.] The act of adverting, of the quality of being advertent; attention; notice; regard; heedfulness. [1913 Webster] To this… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Advertence — (engl., spr. adwert...), Aufmerksamkeit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • advertence — I noun assertion, attention, averment, comment, commentary, declaration, diligence, exclamation, expression, interjection, mention, note, notice, observation, pronouncement, recitation, regard, thought, utterance, word II index diligence (care),… …   Law dictionary

  • advertence — ⇒ADVERTANCE, ADVERTENCE, subst. fém. THÉOL., vx, rare. Attention avec laquelle on surveille ses actes sous l aspect du bien ou du mal. Anton. inadvertance. 1. Lucidité d observation : • 1. Au matin de la cérémonie, à mon réveil, je jouissais… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • advertence — /ad verr tns/, n. 1. the act of being or becoming advertent; heedfulness. 2. advertency. [1350 1400; ME; see ADVERT1, ENCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • advertence — noun The quality of being advertent; heedfulness; regard; consideration. Syn: advertency …   Wiktionary

  • advertence — n. attention, mindfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • advertence — n.; (also advertency) Attention, heed, regard, observance, observation, notice, consideration, heedfulness, mindfulness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • advertence — ad·vert·ence …   English syllables

  • advertence — ad•vert•ence [[t]ædˈvɜr tns[/t]] n. 1) cvb the act of being advertent; heedfulness 2) cvb advertency • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

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