Definition of Oversights

1. Noun. (plural of oversight) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oversights

1. oversight [n] - See also: oversight

Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversights

overshop
overshopped
overshopping
overshops
overshorten
overshortened
overshortening
overshortens
overshot
overshots
oversick
overside
oversides
oversight
oversightly
oversights (current term)
oversimple
oversimplification
oversimplifications
oversimplified
oversimplifier
oversimplifiers
oversimplifies
oversimplify
oversimplifying
oversimplistic
oversimplistically
oversimply
oversing
oversings

Literary usage of Oversights

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"The night parted them, when nothing else could; and each party had then time to revolve the oversights of the day. The enemy had fared at least as well as ..."

2. Greek Refinements: Studies in Temperamental Architecture by William Henry Goodyear (1912)
"The explanation of all these oversights is that curvature is the universal and normal optical appearance of all perspective lines, and that the observer has ..."

3. Institutes of Metaphysic: The Theory of Knowing and Being by James Frederick Ferrier (1854)
"Our natural oversights in regard to knowing and the known, are taken up and put right in the epistemology ; our natural oversights in regard to ignorance ..."

4. A Treatise Concerning the Right Use of the Fathers in the Decision of by Jean Daillé (1856)
"... that when they wrote they had no intention of being our authorities in matters of religion; as evinced by examples of their mistakes and oversights. ..."

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