Inadmissible

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.

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In`ad*vert"ence

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pl. -ces ()
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In`ad*vert"en*cy

(?);
pl. -cies ()
, } n. [Cf. F. inadvertance.]
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1. The quality of being inadvertent; lack of heedfulness or attentiveness; inattention; negligence; as, many mistakes proceed from inadvertence.
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Inadvertency, or lack of attendance to the sense and intention of our prayers.
Jer. Taylor.
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2. An effect of inattention; a result of carelessness; an oversight, mistake, or fault from negligence.
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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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