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Definition of "inattention" []

  • Lack of attention, notice, or regard. (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 "inattention" in a sentence
  • "I've heard a lot the term inattention blindness used a lot - this is what happens, people have their eyes straight ahead, but they see nothing; they're minds are on the phone and their minds are elsewhere."
  • "The real problem is the inattention from the State towards to those faraway areas."
  • "DEAR DISAPPOINTED: Perhaps this chiropractor's inattention is due more to his lack of organizational skills and less a referendum on your marriage."