Without intention; accidentally: his name had been inadvertently omitted from the list
More example sentences
- Many if not most of the arsonists appeared to have started big fires inadvertently with small fires.
- Sadly, we tried to usher the creature out the window, but ended up hitting it inadvertently.
- In trying to get something he had inadvertently given something away.
accidentally, by accident, unintentionally, unwittingly;
unawares, without noticing, in all innocence;
by mistake, mistakenly
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