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ac·ci·den·tal·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. by chance, accidentally, circumstantially, unexpectedlyadverb

    without advance planning

    "they met accidentally"

  2. incidentally, accidentallyadverb

    of a minor or subordinate nature

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

  3. unintentionally, accidentallyadverb

    without intention; in an unintentional manner

    "she hit him unintentionally"

Wiktionary

  1. accidentallyadverb

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

    He discovered penicillin largely accidentally.

  2. accidentallyadverb

    Unintentionally.

    He accidentally exposed the bacteria to mold spores.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accidentallyadverb

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

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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. Whitney Cummings:

    In April I accidentally posted an insta story that showed nipple, once I realized, I deleted. The people who took screen grabs are trying to get money from me, some said they have offers to sell them, some are asking for money to not post the photo.

  2. Eric Hovland:

    It’s flipping and tossing around, it looks like it’s even been roped by the tail. I mean this just wasn’t hooked on a line and accidentally dragged. This was purposeful and tragic.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    People who laugh or snigger on seeing the person who falls accidentally, should not be trusted as much as possible

  4. Ashiqul Alam:

    Lets say we are in an attack, right, say that my glasses fall off. What if I accidentally shoot you? You know what I mean? imagine what the news channel would call me, the Looney Tunes Terrorist or the Blind Terrorist.

  5. 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.

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