- the quality of being inadvertent
- an instance of this; oversight; mistake
Origin of inadvertenceMedieval Latin inadvertentia: see in- and advertence
- The quality or habit of being inadvertent.
- An instance of being inadvertent; an oversight.
Origin of inadvertenceMiddle English from Old French from Medieval Latin inadvertentia Latin in- not ; see in- 1. Medieval Latin advertentia advertence ; see advertence .
(countable and uncountable, plural inadvertences)
From Middle French inadvertance