advertent
adjective Etymology: Latin advertent-, advertens, present participle of advertere Date: 1671 giving attention ; heedfuladvertently adverb

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  • Advertent — Ad*vert ent, a. [L. advertens, entis, p. pr. of advertere. See {Advert}.] Attentive; heedful; regardful. Sir M. Hale. {Ad*vert ent*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • advertent — index prudent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • advertent — [ad vʉrt′ nt, ədvʉrt′ nt] adj. [L advertens, prp. of advertere, ADVERT1] Archaic paying attention; heedful advertence n …   English World dictionary

  • advertent — adjective a) Attentive. Is he rich, prosperous, great? yet he continues safe, because he continues humble, watchful, advertent, lest he should be deceived and transported b) Not inadvertent; intentional. There is such thing as advertent… …   Wiktionary

  • advertent — advertently, adv. /ad verr tnt/, adj. attentive; heedful. [1665 75; < L advertent (s. of advertens, prp. of advertere), equiv. to ad AD + vert turn + ent ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • advertent — ad•vert•ent [[t]ædˈvɜr tnt[/t]] adj. attentive; heedful • Etymology: 1665–75; < L advertent , s. of advertēns, prp. of advertere. See advert I, ent ad•vert′ent•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • advertent — Synonyms and related words: agog, alert, all ears, all eyes, assiduous, attentive, aware, careful, concentrated, conscious, diligent, earnest, finical, finicking, finicky, heedful, intense, intent, intentive, meticulous, mindful, nice, niggling,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • advertent — adj. mindful, attentive; careful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • advertent — ad·vert·ent …   English syllables

  • advertent — /ədˈvɜtnt/ (say uhd vertnt) adjective attentive; heedful. –advertence, advertency, noun –advertently, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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