Definition of inattention in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌinəˈten(t)SH(ə)n/


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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Syllabification: in·at·ten·tion

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