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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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    Daniel
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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. Michael Jensen:

    David Crosby is obviously very upset that he accidentally hit anyone. And, based off of initial reports, he is relieved that the injuries to the gentleman were not life threatening, he wishes the jogger a very speedy recovery.

  2. 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.

  3. Cecil Williams:

    A student accidentally broke a window, when he broke that window in this bowling alley, everyone started running, and I did, too.

  4. Scott Sicherer:

    It's what a lot of families call trying to be' bite safe.' it's not that you're curing the allergy ; it's not that you're going to be able to eat peanut butter sandwiches, it's really just to have a better threshold so that if you accidentally ate something that had a little bit of peanut in it, maybe you wouldn't have a reaction or the reaction wouldn't be so bad.

  5. Robert Streiffer:

    We’re in an area where information is easily twisted and distorted both on purpose and accidentally — some of it is quite complicated, the standard should be pretty narrow in terms of what kind of things are required for a candidate to disclose.

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