What is another word for inadvertent?

413 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɪnɐdvˈɜːtənt], [ ɪnɐdvˈɜːtənt], [ ɪ_n_ɐ_d_v_ˈɜː_t_ə_n_t]

Inadvertent means unintentional or accidental. Some synonyms for inadvertent are unintended, thoughtless, careless, accidental, unwitting, unplanned, careless, random, reckless, and unintentional. These words describe the characteristic of a mistake or negligence. For instance, a person who takes harmful substances mistakenly may have taken it inadvertently. Similarly, if someone forgets to lock the door, it can be considered inadvertent. Synonyms for inadvertent help us to express our thoughts and ideas more effectively. By using different synonyms, we can improve our understanding of the subject matter and communicate more precisely.

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What are the opposite words for inadvertent?

Inadvertent means unintentional or accidental, so its antonyms should reflect the opposite meaning. Intentional, deliberate, planned, or premeditated are all antonyms for inadvertent as they describe actions or decisions that are made with careful thought and consideration. Other possible antonyms for inadvertent are purposeful, conscious, witting, or willful. When someone does something on purpose or with intention, they are not guilty of making an inadvertent mistake. Antonyms are useful for expanding our vocabulary and helping us improve our understanding of language and its nuances.

Usage examples for Inadvertent

I always regarded seconds as of little consequence, put them down as a matter of routine-for in that snow-blinding, bewildering North I worked more like a machine than a reasoning being-and now the inadvertent use of these was used to cast suspicion upon me.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
She held his hand tightly, as if to prevent herself making any inadvertent dash for freedom, but she leapt to and fro like a dog on the leash, squeaking her ecstasy at every fresh display achieved by the bizarre masked figure below them.
"The Lamp in the Desert"
Ethel M. Dell
All unconsciously, with that one inadvertent word, M. Linders had raised the first slight barrier between himself and his child, had given the first shock to that confidence which he had fondly hoped was ever to exist undisturbed between them.
"My Little Lady"
Eleanor Frances Poynter

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