Synonyms for inadvertently

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And you, if I may say so, took away my umbrella, inadvertently of course.

I was so furious that I inadvertently looked into the cabin viewplate.

So Arnold hastened to try and pacify the anger that he had inadvertently roused.

But inadvertently his eye caught the name “Blake” on one of the envelopes.

If they do this inadvertently, they apologise to the person or thing.

Inadvertently the Texan leaned a little to one side, as he shifted his position.

Max felt ashamed, as if inadvertently he had stumbled upon a secret.

But she had inadvertently admitted that she resided in Washington.

He had found on the street a letter that had inadvertently been dropped.

Inadvertently I let out a low whistle of approbation and astonishment.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, literally "inattentively," hence "unintentionally;" see inadvertent + -ly (2).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INADVERTENTLY

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adverbaccidentally
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