Inadvertent


Inadvertent
Inadvertent In`ad*vert"ent, a. [Cf. F. inadvertant. See 2d {In-}, and {Advert}.] Not turning the mind to a matter; heedless; careless; negligent; inattentive. [1913 Webster]

An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public path. --Cowper. -- {In`ad*vert"ent*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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