In`ad*mis"si*ble(?), a. [Pref. in- not + admissible: cf. F. inadmissible.] Not admissible; not proper to be admitted, allowed, or received; as, inadmissible testimony; an inadmissible proposition, or explanation. -- In`ad*mis"si*bly, adv.
1. The quality of being inadvertent; lack of heedfulness or attentiveness; inattention; negligence; as, many mistakes proceed from
Inadvertency, or lack of attendance to the sense and intention of our prayers.Jer. Taylor.
2. An effect of inattention; a result of carelessness; an oversight, mistake, or fault from negligence.
The productions of a great genius, with many lapses an inadvertencies, are infinitely preferable to works of an inferior kind of author which are scrupulously exact.Addison.
Syn. -- Inattention; heedlessness; carelessness; negligence; thoughtlessness. See Inattention.
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