Definition of Inadvertence

1. Noun. An unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something.

Exact synonyms: Oversight
Generic synonyms: Omission



2. Noun. The trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities.

Definition of Inadvertence

1. n. The quality of being inadvertent; lack of heedfulness or attentiveness; inattention; negligence; as, many mistakes proceed from inadvertence.

Definition of Inadvertence

1. Noun. The state or quality of being inadvertent; inadvertency; heedlessness; carelessness; negligence. ¹

2. Noun. An effect or result of inattention; an oversight or mistake from negligence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inadvertence

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inadvertence

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inadvertence (current term)
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Literary usage of Inadvertence

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1. Lectures on jurisprudence or the philosophy of positive law by John Austin (1885)
"Now, in these, and in similar cases, it is impossible that the obligation should be broken, through intention or inadvertence, until the obligee desire ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of New Trials in Cases Civil and Criminal by David Graham, Thomas Whitney Waterman (1855)
"Ignorance or inadvertence will not be relieved. But the court will not relieve the party from the consequences of mere ignorance, inadvertence or neglect, ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"gence" means inadvertence or carelessness— words implying an absence of ... since negligence Implies inadvertence, and whenever there is an exercise of the ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Judgments: Including All Final Determinations of by Abraham Clark Freeman (1886)
"OF VACATING JUDGMENTS UNDER STATUTES, ON ACCOUNT OF MISTAKE, inadvertence. SURPRISE OR EXCUSABLE NEGLECT. I105. Summary of Statutes. 1106. ..."

5. The Law of Patents for Useful Inventions by William Callyhan Robinson (1890)
"Third Proposition: Amendment by Re-issue not Permitted unless the Imperfections in the Original Patent Arose 'without Fraud, and from inadvertence, ..."

6. Commentaries on the Law of Contracts: Being a Consideration of the Nature ...by William Frederick Elliott by William Frederick Elliott (1913)
"Concealment through inadvertence or negligence. —While the decisions are not uniform, there is high authority for the view that under modern conditions the ..."

7. Text-book of the Patent Laws of the United States of America by Albert Henry Walker (1889)
"inadvertence, accident,. and mistake. 221. Question of the conclusiveness of the Commissioner's decision relevant to existence of reissua- ble faults, ..."

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