inadvertent

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in·ad·ver·tent

 (ĭn′əd-vûr′tnt)
adj.
1. Marked by or resulting from carelessness; negligent: an inadvertent error; an inadvertent omission.
2. Not deliberate or considered; unintentional: an inadvertent remark; inadvertent humor. See Synonyms at careless.
3. Not intending to be so; unwitting: "Physicians have already begun to take on the role of gatekeepers, inadvertent agents of selection ... deciding on the relative value of different human lives" (Robert Pollack).

in′ad·ver′tent·ly adv.

inadvertent

(ˌɪnədˈvɜːtənt)
adj
1. failing to act carefully or considerately; inattentive
2. resulting from heedless action; unintentional
ˌinadˈvertently adv

in•ad•vert•ent

(ˌɪn ədˈvɜr tnt)

adj.
1. unintentional: an inadvertent insult.
2. not attentive; heedless.
3. of, pertaining to, or characterized by lack of attention.
[1645–55]
in`ad•vert′ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inadvertent - happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally ; "with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table"; "accidental poisoning"; "an accidental shooting"
unintended - not deliberate

inadvertent

adjective unintentional, accidental, unintended, chance, careless, negligent, unwitting, unplanned, thoughtless, unthinking, heedless, unpremeditated, unheeding The government has said it was an inadvertent error.

inadvertent

adjective
Translations
ساهٍ، غافِل، غَيْر مَقْصود
neúmyslný
utilsigtet
gerîur í ógáti
netyčianetyčinis
netīšs
kazara yapılan

inadvertent

[ˌɪnədˈvɜːtənt] ADJ (= unintentional) [error, oversight] → involuntario
this had the inadvertent effect ofesto tuvo el efecto no buscado de ...
they were trying to trap him into an inadvertent admissionestaban tratando de tenderle una trampa para que lo admitiera sin darse cuenta

inadvertent

[ˌɪnədˈvɜːrtənt] adj [mistake, admission] → fait(e) par inadvertance

inadvertent

inadvertent

[ˌɪnədˈvɜːtnt] adj (unintentional) → involontario/a; (unthinking) → inconsapevole

inadvertent

(inədˈvəːtənt) adjective
not done on purpose. an inadvertent insult.
ˌinadˈvertently adverb
References in classic literature ?
And yet, a few minutes afterwards, she felt as if their being in company with each other, under their present circumstances, could only be exposing them to inadvertencies and misconstructions of the most mischievous kind.
His heart was, besides, almost broken already; and his spirits were so sunk, that he could say nothing for himself; but acknowledged the whole, and, like a criminal in despair, threw himself upon mercy; concluding, "That though he must own himself guilty of many follies and inadvertencies, he hoped he had done nothing to deserve what would be to him the greatest punishment in the world.
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