Pronunciation of Inattention
/ɪnɐtˈɛnʃən/, /ɪnɐtˈɛnʃən/, /ɪ_n_ɐ_t_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n/
Synonyms for inattention:
Other synonyms and related words:
disregardfulness, inadvertence, aloofness, disinterestedness, apathy, unconcern, heedlessness, negligence, Incuriosity, lack of interest, carelessness, preoccupation, befuddlement, forgetfulness, detachment, indifference, obliviousness, dreaminess, lapse, oversight, absence, absent-mindedness, Inobservance, disregard, unconsciousness, thoughtlessness, distraction.
Usage examples for inattention:
- And the mischief arising from an inattention to those principles has constantly increased with the increase of its power. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
- Such inattention is practically saying that what the person is uttering is not worth attending to; and persons of real good- breeding always avoid it. - "The American Woman's Home", Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
- Yet, after all, it was just through inattention to the small details, so insignificant at the red moment of crime, so terribly instructive the next day, that guilt was generally brought home. - "At the Villa Rose", A. E. W. Mason.