inadvertence[in′ad vʉrt′'ns, -əd-]
inadvertence definition by Webster's New World
- the quality of being inadvertent
- an instance of this; oversight; mistake
Origin: Midieval Latin inadvertentia: see in- and amp; advertence
inadvertence definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The quality or habit of being inadvertent.
- An instance of being inadvertent; an oversight or slip.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin inadvertentia : Latin in-, not; see in-1 + Medieval Latin advertentia, advertence; see advertence .