- the quality of being inadvertent
- an instance of this; oversight; mistake
Origin of inadvertenceMedieval Latin inadvertentia: see in- and amp; 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