Definition of Inattentively

1. Adverb. In an absentminded or preoccupied manner. "He read the letter absently"




Definition of Inattentively

1. Adverb. In an inattentive manner. ¹

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Definition of Inattentively

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inattentively

inarticulateness
inarticulates
inarticulation
inarticulations
inartificial
inartistic
inartistically
inasmuch
inasmuch as
inate
inattention
inattentional blindness
inattentions
inattentive
inattentively (current term)
inattentiveness
inaudibilities
inaudibility
inaudible
inaudibleness
inaudibly
inaugur
inaugural
inaugural address
inaugurally
inaugurals
inaugurate
inaugurated
inaugurates

Literary usage of Inattentively

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1. A Documentary History of American Industrial Society by American Bureau of Industrial Research, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Eugene Allen Gilmore, John Rogers Commons, Helen Laura Sumner (1910)
"If they do mean something else, either they do not express themselves with sufficient clearness, or we have read them inattentively or stupidly. ..."

2. Nature and Thought: An Introduction to a Natural Philosophy by St. George Jackson Mivart (1882)
"Our intellect then may—for I know mine does—perceive objects directly and inattentively and also directly and attentively, and no doubt our attentive ..."

3. The Alternative: A Study in Psychology by Edmund R. Clay (1882)
"You attentively perceive self, and inattentively discern (apperceive) self as ... Accordingly, Apperception is discernment that is inattentively referent to ..."

4. The Alternative: A Study in Psychology by Edmund R. Clay (1882)
"You attentively perceive self, and inattentively discern (apperceive) self as ... Accordingly, Apperception is discernment that is inattentively referent to ..."

5. A Japanese-English and English-Japanese Dictionary by James Curtis Hepburn (1886)
"Heedlessly, inattentively, forgetfully, vacantly, idly: — to yomu, to read inattentively; — toyo wo kurami, to live in au idle way. ..."

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