Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / inadvertence
FEEDBACK

inadvertence

See definition of inadvertence on Dictionary.com

How to use inadvertence in a sentence

Provision was also made for the case of publication of libellous matter by inadvertence in newspapers.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
They were like two men who by inadvertence had attempted to pass through a narrow doorway abreast.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
Whatever her sins, they were not sins of intention, but of inadvertence, and why should she have been punished so persistently?
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
It is difficult to believe that this is not due rather to malignity than inadvertence.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
By inadvertence, the conversation had touched on a topic concerning which Brand was always either vague or silent.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
Sin would consist either in faults of ignorance and inadvertence or in national apostasy from the theocratic King.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
What was done before seemed to have passed sub silentio, and possibly through mere inadvertence.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. XI. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
The least inadvertence may cause us to lose that public favor, which is so hard to be gained.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
Then, at the entrance of the stable-arch, a pack was flung down as if by inadvertence, and somebody stumbled over it.
BACK O' THE MOONOLIVER ONIONS
That inadvertence on these points should occur, is not to be wondered at.
OPUSCULAROBERT GORDON LATHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO INADVERTENCE

  • carelessness
  • coolness
  • delinquency
  • disdain
  • disregardance
  • disrespect
  • heedlessness
  • inadvertence
  • inattention
  • inconsideration
  • indifference
  • laxity
  • laxness
  • oversight
  • scorn
  • slight
  • thoughtlessness
  • unconcern
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.