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

 in·ad·ver·tent /-tṇt/

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

      adj : without intention (especially resulting from heedless
            action); "with an inadvertent gesture she swept the
            vase off the table"; "accidental poisoning"; "an
            accidental shooting" [syn: accidental]