inadvertency

  • 1 inadvertency — I noun carelessness, dereliction, disregard, inattention, inattentiveness, indifference, laxity, miscue, mistake, neglect, negligence, nonobservance, omission, oversight, thoughtlessness, unmindfulness II index inconsideration, laxity, miscue,… …

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  • 2 Inadvertency — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 inadvertency — noun (plural cies) Date: 1592 inadvertence …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 4 inadvertency — /in euhd verr tn see/, n., pl. inadvertencies. inadvertence. [1585 95; < ML inadvertentia, equiv. to L in IN 3 + advert turn to (see ADVERT1) + entia ENCY] * * * …

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  • 5 inadvertency — noun inadvertence or heedlessness …

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  • 6 inadvertency — n. carelessness, negligence, heedlessness; inattention, neglect …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 7 inadvertency — n. See inadvertence …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 8 inadvertency — in·ad·ver·ten·cy …

    English syllables

  • 9 inadvertency — in•ad•vert•en•cy [[t]ˌɪn ədˈvɜr tn si[/t]] n. pl. cies inadvertence …

    From formal English to slang

  • 10 inadvertency — /ɪnədˈvɜtnsi/ (say inuhd vertnsee) noun (plural inadvertencies) → inadvertence …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 inadvertency — noun the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities • Syn: ↑unmindfulness, ↑heedlessness, ↑inadvertence • Ant: ↑heedfulness (for: ↑heedlessness), ↑mindfulness …

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  • 12 -ces — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 -cies — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 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

  • 15 heedlessness — noun 1. a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people) • Syn: ↑inattentiveness • Ant: ↑attentiveness (for: ↑inattentiveness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑heedless …

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  • 16 inadvertence — noun 1. an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑oversight • Hypernyms: ↑omission 2. the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities • Syn: ↑unmindfulness, ↑ …

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  • 17 unmindfulness — noun the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities • Syn: ↑heedlessness, ↑inadvertence, ↑inadvertency • Ant: ↑heedfulness (for: ↑heedlessness), ↑mindfulness …

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  • 18 Stumble — Stum ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stumbling}.] [OE. stumblen, stomblen; freq. of a word akin to E. stammer. See {Stammer}.] 1. To trip in walking or in moving in any way with the legs; to strike the foot so as to fall, or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Stumbled — Stumble Stum ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stumbling}.] [OE. stumblen, stomblen; freq. of a word akin to E. stammer. See {Stammer}.] 1. To trip in walking or in moving in any way with the legs; to strike the foot so as to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Stumbling — Stumble Stum ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stumbling}.] [OE. stumblen, stomblen; freq. of a word akin to E. stammer. See {Stammer}.] 1. To trip in walking or in moving in any way with the legs; to strike the foot so as to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English