inadvertent

[in-uhd-vur-tnt]
adjective
1.
unintentional: an inadvertent insult.
2.
not attentive; heedless.
3.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by lack of attention.

Origin:
1645–55; abstracted from inadvertence, inadvertency; see -ent

inadvertently, adverb


2. inattentive. 3. thoughtless, careless, negligent.
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inadvertent (ˌɪnədˈvɜːtənt)
 
adj
1.  failing to act carefully or considerately; inattentive
2.  resulting from heedless action; unintentional
 
inad'vertently
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

inadvertently
1670s, lit. "inattentively," hence "unintentionally;" see inadvertent.

inadvertent
1650s, ultimately from inadvertence (1560s), from Scholastic L. inadvertentia, from in- "not" + advertentia, from L. advertere "to direct one's attention to," lit. "to turn toward" (see advertise).
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Example sentences
These films inadvertently pointed out a problem with portraying the sport on
  screen.
It's bad enough that in today's crowded and interconnected world small
  outbreaks can blossom inadvertently into huge epidemics.
But biologists worry that threatened species such as the alligator snapping
  turtle may inadvertently be affected.
In addition, some carnivores may have inadvertently become trapped while
  pursuing their prey across the sticky ground.
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