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by chance, accidentally, circumstantially, unexpectedlyadverb
without advance planning
"they met accidentally"
of a minor or subordinate nature
"these magnificent achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models"
without intention; in an unintentional manner
"she hit him unintentionally"
In an accidental manner; unexpectedly; by chance; casually; fortuitously.
He discovered penicillin largely accidentally.
He accidentally exposed the bacteria to mold spores.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from accidental.
Other needful points of public matters, no less concerning the good of the commonwealth, though but accidentally depending upon the former. Edmund Spenser, State of Ireland.
I conclude choler accidentally better, and acrimonious, but not in itself. Gideon Harvey, on Consumptions.
Although virtuous men do sometimes accidentally make their way to preferment, yet the world is so corrupted, that no man can reasonably hope to be rewarded in it, merely upon account of his virtue. Jonathan Swift, Miscellanies.
An accident is an unintended, normally unwanted event that was not directly caused by humans. The term accident implies that nobody should be blamed, but the event may have been caused by unrecognized or unaddressed risks. Most researchers who study unintentional injury avoid using the term accident and focus on factors that increase risk of severe injury and that reduce injury incidence and severity. For example, when a tree falls down during a wind storm, its fall may not have been caused by humans, but the tree's type, size, health, location, or improper maintenance may have contributed to the result. Most car wrecks are not true accidents; however English speakers started using that word in the mid-20th century as a result of media manipulation by the US automobile industry.
in an accidental manner; unexpectedly; by chance; unintentionally; casually; fortuitously; not essentially
The numerical value of Accidentally in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Accidentally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Accidentally in a Sentence
Johnson, 68, faces execution after being convicted in the 1984 murder of Connie Johnson, Connie Johnson. Several religious leaders, include the president of the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church, of which Johnson is a member, have urged Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee to grant Johnson clemency. Johnsons supporters said the inmate experienced a religious conversion and now ministers to other prisoners. BOY, 8, FINDS GUN AND ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS MOM AT COLLEGE BASEBALL GAME On Tuesday, Leeannounced his decision to deny clemencyfor Johnson, FOX 17 reported. After a prayerful and deliberate consideration of Don Johnsons request for clemency, and after a thorough review of the case, I am upholding the sentence of the State of Tennessee and will not be intervening.
In several incidents both inside and outside the transportation industry, e-cigarettes have overheated or caught fire when the heating element was accidentally activated.
Donald Trump was a difficult president to support in terms of trying to give Donald Trump the information Donald Trump needed while still protecting the way we collected it so that Donald Trump wouldn't accidentally or otherwise speak off-the-cuff and mention something that an adversary could use to track down where we had an agent.
The only difference between a genius and one of common capacity is that the former anticipates and explores what the latter accidentally hits upon; but even the man of genius himself more frequently employs the advantages that chance presents him; it is the lapidary who gives value to the diamond which the peasant has dug up without knowing its value.
A student accidentally broke a window, when he broke that window in this bowling alley, everyone started running, and I did, too.
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- بطريق الخطأArabic
- accidentalmentCatalan, Valencian
- به طور تصادفیPersian
- sattumalta, epähuomiossa, vahingossaFinnish
- לא בכוונה, במקרהHebrew
- [[tanpa]] [[sadar, [[secara]] [[tak]] [[sengaja]], [[secara]] [[kebetulan]]Indonesian
- casualmente, accidentalmenteItalian
- 無意識的, 誤って, 偶然Japanese
- ненамеренно, случайноRussian
- ngẫu nhiênVietnamese
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