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INADVERTENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inadvertent mean? 

INADVERTENT (adjective)
  The adjective INADVERTENT has 1 sense:

1. without intention (especially resulting from heedless action)

  Familiarity information: INADVERTENT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INADVERTENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Without intention (especially resulting from heedless action)

Synonyms:

inadvertent; accidental

Context examples:

with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table / accidental poisoning / an accidental shooting

Similar:

unintended (not deliberate)


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