Search Result for "inadvertently":
1. without knowledge or intention;
- Example: "he unwittingly deleted the references"
[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; negligent; inattentive. [1913 Webster] An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public path. --Cowper. -- In`ad*vert"ent*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
inadvertently adv 1: without knowledge or intention; "he unwittingly deleted the references" [syn: unwittingly, inadvertently, unknowingly] [ant: advertently, heedfully, knowingly, mindfully, wittingly]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