unintentionally


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un·in·ten·tion·al

 (ŭn′ĭn-tĕn′shə-nəl)
adj.
Not deliberate or intentional; inadvertent: an unintentional pun.

un′in·ten′tion·al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unintentionally - without intentionunintentionally - without intention; in an unintentional manner; "she hit him unintentionally"
advisedly, by choice, by design, deliberately, designedly, intentionally, on purpose, purposely - with intention; in an intentional manner; "he used that word intentionally"; "I did this by choice"
Translations

unintentionally

[ˈʌnɪnˈtenʃnəlɪ] ADVsin querer, involuntariamente

unintentionally

[ˌʌnɪnˈtɛnʃənəli] advinvolontairement, sans le vouloir

unintentionally

advunabsichtlich, unbeabsichtigt, ohne Absicht; funnyunfreiwillig; intentionally or unintentionallyabsichtlich oder unabsichtlich

unintentionally

[ˌʌnɪnˈtɛnʃnəlɪ] advsenza volerlo, involontariamente
References in classic literature ?
"Unintentionally?" replied the stranger, raising his voice a little.
And the great blessing of riches, I do not say to every man, but to a good man, is, that he has had no occasion to deceive or to defraud others, either intentionally or unintentionally; and when he departs to the world below he is not in any apprehension about offerings due to the gods or debts which he owes to men.
"But I killed your son quite unintentionally, so I implore you to spare my life."
France has already received Queen Henrietta, and, unintentionally, doubtless, has maintained a centre of inextinguishable civil war in my country.
"I am sorry to say I frightened her--while we were talking in my room--quite unintentionally. She rushed to the door and ran out.
But the sense that their parting was near made her more anxious lest she should have unintentionally left some painful impression on Philip's mind.
And when you accuse me of corrupting and deteriorating the youth, do you allege that I corrupt them intentionally or unintentionally?
In the course of his Narrative, he relates two in- stances of murderous cruelty,--in one of which a planter deliberately shot a slave belonging to a neigh- boring plantation, who had unintentionally gotten within his lordly domain in quest of fish; and in the other, an overseer blew out the brains of a slave who had fled to a stream of water to escape a bloody scourging.
The responsibility of giving the lady away, devolved upon the Aged, which led to the clergyman's being unintentionally scandalized, and it happened thus.
Adrienne was afraid she might unintentionally deprive the other of a portion of her just gains.
Unintentionally she returned to that part of the room; he saw her, and, instantly rising, said, with studied politeness--
Often his shyness made him seem so frigid that unintentionally he frightened people, and, having discovered this, he was able when occasion arose to assume the same manner.