AskDefine | Define inadvertence

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inadvertence

Noun

1 an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something [syn: oversight]
2 the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities [syn: unmindfulness, heedlessness, inadvertency] [ant: mindfulness, mindfulness]

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Noun

inadvertence
  1. The state or quality of being inadvertent; inadvertency.

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