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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ad·vert·ent a.  Not turning the mind to a matter; heedless; careless; negligent; inattentive.
 An inadvertent step may crush the snail
 That crawls at evening in the public path.   --Cowper.
 -- In*ad*vert*ent*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : without knowledge or intention; "he unwittingly deleted the
            references" [syn: unwittingly, unknowingly] [ant: mindfully,
             wittingly, wittingly]