What does the word inadvertence mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Inadvertently.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Inadvertency.

Usage examples for inadvertence

  1. In the inadvertence of grief, she ran into the shop. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  2. He had retained, not with any purpose, but in pure inadvertence, the key which he had mentioned to the rector; and he had it now. – The New Rector by Stanley J. Weyman