Definition of inattention in English:


Syllabification: in·at·ten·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌinəˈtenCHən


  • Lack of attention; distraction: a moment of inattention that could have cost lives
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    • And many catastrophes follow from a moment of inattention.
    • At work I've been making a few errors due to inattention.
    • The most common fault, after inattention, is for drivers to follow too closely.

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