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Definition of "inadvertency" [inadvertency]

  • Inadvertence. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inadvertency" in a sentence
  • "I am, however, far from intending to insinuate, that feelings of this nature will prevail on your Lordship to consider real blemishes merely as the effects of an inadvertency, which is excusable in proportion to the intricacy of a subject."
  • "I much prefer how it looks here to the appearance of the 70mm print that turned up in Britain last year, faded to amber appropriately elegiac, maybe, but that kind of inadvertency can pall."
  • "Hereupon Nur al-Huda laughed till she fell backwards and rolled round on her side. 145 Then she said to him, “O my friend, take thy time and observe me attentively: answer me at thy leisure what I shall ask thee and put away from thee insanity and perplexity and inadvertency for relief is at hand.”"