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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of not being considerate and thoughtful of others; A lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people).

Usage examples (34)
  • Remember Jimmy Carter lost the 1980 election for the same kind of inattentiveness to the economy. —
  • But don't confuse that kind of inattentiveness with the times he cut off a guest mid-sentence in order to get to his next question.
  • It was inattentiveness that caused her mind to wander.
  • Our inattentiveness to detail has killed our soldiers. for more
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