inadvertence

  • 1 inadvertence — in·ad·ver·tence /ˌin əd vərt əns/ n: an accidental oversight (as failing to sign a form) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. inadvertence …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 inadvertence — Inadvertence. s. f. Defaut d attention, d application à quelque chose. Il a fait cela par inadvertence. c est une inadvertence …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 3 Inadvertence — In ad*vert ence; pl. { ces}, Inadvertency In ad*vert en*cy; pl. { cies}, n. [Cf. F. inadvertance.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being inadvertent; lack of heedfulness or attentiveness; inattention; negligence; as, many mistakes proceed from… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 inadvertence — (n.) mid 15c., from M.Fr. inadvertance (14c.), from Scholastic L. inadvertentia, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + advertentia, from L. advertere to direct one s attention to, lit. to turn toward (see ADVERTISE (Cf. advertise)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 inadvertence — n. pl. inadvertencies [in΄ad vʉrt′ ns, in΄ədvʉrt′ ns] n. [ML inadvertentia: see IN 2 & ADVERTENCE] 1. the quality of being inadvertent 2. an instance of this; oversight; mistake: Also inadvertency n …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 inadvertence — Faillir par Inadvertence, Peccare imprudentia …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 7 inadvertence — Heedlessness; lack of attention; want of care; carelessness; failure of a person to pay careful and prudent attention to the progress of a negotiation or a proceeding in court by which his rights may be affected. Used chiefly in statutory and… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 8 inadvertence — Heedlessness; lack of attention; want of care; carelessness; failure of a person to pay careful and prudent attention to the progress of a negotiation or a proceeding in court by which his rights may be affected. Used chiefly in statutory and… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 9 inadvertence — inadvertent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not resulting from or achieved through deliberate planning. DERIVATIVES inadvertence noun inadvertently adverb. ORIGIN from IN (Cf. ↑in ) + Latin advertere turn the mind to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 inadvertence — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin inadvertentia, from Latin in + advertent , advertens, present participle of advertere to advert Date: 15th century 1. the fact or action of being inadvertent 2. a result of inattention ;… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 inadvertence — /in euhd verr tns/, n. 1. the quality or condition of being inadvertent; heedlessness. 2. the act or effect of inattention; an oversight. [1560 70; < ML inadvertentia. See INADVERTENCY, ENCE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 inadvertence — noun The state or quality of being inadvertent; inadvertency …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 inadvertence — Synonyms and related words: absentmindedness, balk, bevue, carelessness, culpa, culpable negligence, default, dereliction, disregard, disregardfulness, distraction, failure, false move, false step, flightiness, flippancy, frivolousness, giddiness …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 inadvertence — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. neglect, indifference, oversight; see neglect 1 , omission 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 inadvertence — in·ad·vert·ence || ‚ɪnÉ™d vÉœrtÉ™ns / vɜːt n. carelessness, negligence, heedlessness; inattention, neglect …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 inadvertence — n.; (also inadvertency) 1. Inattention, inconsiderateness, carelessness, thoughtlessness, heedlessness, negligence. 2. Oversight, slip, blunder, error from inattention …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 inadvertence — n 1. inattention, inattentiveness, inconsiderateness, heedlessness, unmindfulness, disregard, thoughtlessness, want or lack of thought, inadvertency; carelessness, laxity, slackness, looseness; absent mindedness, absence of mind, forgetfulness;… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 18 inadvertence — in·ad·ver·tence …

    English syllables

  • 19 inadvertence — in•ad•vert•ence [[t]ˌɪn ədˈvɜr tns[/t]] n. 1) the quality or condition of being inadvertent; heedlessness 2) an oversight • Etymology: 1560–70; < ML inadvertentia= L in III+advert(ere) to pay attention (see advert I) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 inadvertence — /ɪnədˈvɜtns/ (say inuhd vertns) noun 1. the quality of being inadvertent; heedlessness. 2. an act or effect of inattention; an oversight. {Medieval Latin inadvertentia} …

    Australian English dictionary