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Meaning of INADVERTENCE

Pronunciation:  `inud'vurtns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities
  2. [n]  an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something
 

INADVERTENCE is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: heedlessness, inadvertency, oversight, unmindfulness
 
 Antonyms: heedfulness, mindfulness
 
 See Also: attentiveness, omission

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ad*vert"ence\; pl. {-ces}, Inadvertency
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absentmindedness, balk, bevue, carelessness, culpa, culpable negligence, default, dereliction, disregard, disregardfulness, distraction, failure, false move, false step, flightiness, flippancy, frivolousness, giddiness, heedlessness, inadvertency, inattention, inattentiveness, inconsideration, incuriosity, indifference, inobservance, laches, laissez-faire, lapse, lapsus calami, lapsus linguae, laxity, laxness, levity, lightmindedness, loose thread, looseness, miscue, misstep, neglect, neglectfulness, negligence, nonfeasance, noninterference, nonobservance, nonperformance, nonrestriction, obliviousness, omission, overlooking, oversight, permissiveness, poor stewardship, procrastination, regardlessness, remissness, shallowness, slackness, slight, slip, slipup, stumble, superficiality, thoughtlessness, trip, unalertness, unawareness, unconsciousness, unheedfulness, unintentiveness, unmindfulness, unobservance, unrigorousness, unwariness, unwatchfulness, wrong step
 

 

 

 

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