What does accidentally mean?

Definitions for accidentally
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. by chance, accidentally, circumstantially, unexpectedly(adverb)

    without advance planning

    "they met accidentally"

  2. incidentally, accidentally(adverb)

    of a minor or subordinate nature

    "these magnificent achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models"

  3. unintentionally, accidentally(adverb)

    without intention; in an unintentional manner

    "she hit him unintentionally"

Wiktionary

  1. accidentally(Adverb)

    In an accidental manner; unexpectedly; by chance; casually; fortuitously.

    He discovered penicillin largely accidentally.

  2. accidentally(Adverb)

    Unintentionally.

    He accidentally exposed the bacteria to mold spores.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accidentally(adverb)

    in an accidental manner; unexpectedly; by chance; unintentionally; casually; fortuitously; not essentially

How to pronounce accidentally?

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How to say accidentally in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accidentally in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accidentally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of accidentally in a Sentence

  1. Kent Yalowitz:

    Arafat didn't accidentally approve money for terrorists.

  2. Abbe Guillaume Raynal:

    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.

  3. Joseph Ladapo:

    People need to be aware that if they're taking a benzodiazepine -- and a lot of patients are taking benzodiazepines -- and they're also prescribed an opioid, their risk of overdosing is much higher, our work shows that these patients [ taking benzodiazepines ], not only are they at higher risk of accidentally overdosing, but they are also more likely to be prescribed opioids. So they're higher risk and they're more likely to be exposed to the opioids in the first place.

  4. Hector Tobar:

    They feel like they have been treated with a lack of respect. That people sort of see them as these ordinary guys who accidentally got buried underground and hoped to get rich and famous off of it, and what they hope that the movie and the book will show them, will show Chile, is that they went through a war underground, that they are battled scarred.

  5. The Navy:

    The presumed culprits put up resistance and scuffled with Navy personnel, with the unfortunate result that a firearm accidentally discharged, wounding one person, this drew a larger group that attacked the Navy personnel, who withdrew to avoid a confrontation.

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