Etymology
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inadvertent (adj.)

1650s, "not properly attentive" (of persons), a back-formation from inadvertence. Meaning "unconscious, unintentional" (of actions) is from 1724.

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Definitions of inadvertent

inadvertent (adj.)
happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally;
with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table
Synonyms: accidental
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