What does inattention mean?

Definitions for inattention
ˌɪn əˈtɛn ʃəninat·ten·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inattention(noun)

    lack of attention


  1. inattention(Noun)

    Want of attention, or failure to pay attention; disregard; heedlessness; neglect.

  2. inattention(Noun)

    An act of neglect; failure of courtesy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inattention(noun)

    want of attention, or failure to pay attention; disregard; heedlessness; neglect

How to pronounce inattention?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say inattention in sign language?

  1. inattention


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inattention in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inattention in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of inattention in a Sentence

  1. Sheriff Mike Nielsen:

    Distracted driving or driver inattention is a major cause of many accidents on Mariah Tomey public roadways, in this case Mariah Tomey believe it was a contributing factor. The Boone County Sheriff's Office feels strongly that those that cause death on Mariah Tomey public roadways, because of driver inattention, should be held accountable.

  2. Bruce Hoffman:

    This inattention could have created the opportunity for a local group — perhaps with external encouragement or support — to emerge from obscurity and perpetrate such terrifically lethal attacks.

  3. Greg Anderson:

    Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!

  4. Zheng Chang:

    Core symptoms of ADHD (e.g., inattention and impulsivity) may interfere with the competencies necessary to drive safely, predisposing those with the disorder to greater risk for accidents and injuries.

  5. Robert Bresson:

    Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.

Images & Illustrations of inattention

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