inadvertency(redirected from inadvertencies)
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n. pl. in·ad·ver·ten·cies
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in•ad•vert•ence(ˌɪn ədˈvɜr tns)
1. the quality or condition of being inadvertent; heedlessness.
2. an oversight.
[1560–70; < Medieval Latin inadvertentia= Latin in- in-3 + advert(ere) to pay attention (see advert1)]
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|Noun||1.||inadvertency - the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities|
attentiveness - the trait of being observant and paying attention
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