1. [syn: unwittingly, inadvertently, unknowingly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Inadvertent \In`ad*vert"ent\, a. [Cf. F. inadvertant. See 2d
In-, and Advert.]
Not turning the mind to a matter; heedless; careless;
An inadvertent step may crush the snail
That crawls at evening in the public path. --Cowper.
-- In`ad*vert"ent*ly, adv.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "inadvertently":
carelessly, heedlessly, inconsiderately, indeliberately,
involuntarily, lightly, negligently, permissively, remissly,
scampingly, skimpingly, slightingly, slurringly, thoughtlessly,
unadvisedly, uncalculatedly, undesignedly, unintentionally,
unpremeditatedly, unreasoningly, unrigorously, unthinkingly,
unthoughtfully, without premeditation, without willing