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Synonyms for inadvertence

an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something


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the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities

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Sometimes elected officials make errors in judgment out of ignorance, inadvertence or in good faith.
With regard to the shooting incident, it was established by STGI that the incident was an act of unnecessary inadvertence on the part of Navy operatives when the gunner miscalculated in firing the warning shots across the bow of the fleeing Vietnamese fishing boats, thereby hitting two Vietnamese fishermen hiding in the forward cargo compartment of the vessel during that fateful early morning of September 23, 2017.
Taxpayers must certify that they understand that "non-willful conduct is conduct that is due to negligence, inadvertence, or mistake or conduct that is the result of a good faith misunderstanding of the requirements of the law.
In Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation Omission Application Decision 1 of 2016 (issued on 17 November 2016), the court held that the essence of Article 139 is that the court must have, through its own mistake or inadvertence, completely omitted to determine a request for substantive relief, leaving the request to remain undecided (by an explicit or implicit ruling) and pending before the court.
3) The law in Texas stipulates: "Gross negligence means more than momentary thoughtlessness, inadvertence, or error of judgment.
540(b) does not apply to administrative actions, courts have fashioned a remedy by holding an administrative agency has the authority to reissue its final orders or correct its own orders that contain certain errors arising from mistake or inadvertence.
Thus, if an employer is aware that an employee has worked more than 40 hours in a week due to inadvertence, emergency, or unanticipated circumstances, the employer must still pay the overtime even if that overtime is technically "in violation of policy.
The conclusion is somewhat disappointing and really is somewhat ambiguous, whether by design or inadvertence.
I have often written about the deadly capacity of vehicles and speed but, in most cases, the accident or incident I had in mind was one of inadvertence or stupidity rather than of ill will towards fellow citizens.
Those who find fault with negligence fail to take seriously the absence of fault in any instance of true inadvertence, however harmful its consequences; and they are thus at fault for constructing a theory of corrective justice that fails to do justice to those who unthinkingly cause harm to others.
Circuit has held the intentionality or inadvertence of the closure
This did not occur by accident, bad luck, inadvertence, or incompetence.
Employees become the cause of data breaches either on purpose or through inadvertence.
who worked in the Kennedy administration, wrote, "In retrospect, Vietnam is a triumph of the politics of inadvertence.
In creating a study on the environmental impact of coffee, assumptions must be made about preparation, consumption, energy usage and waste in the case of filter, espresso, vacuum and encapsulated beverages, so study results can be skewed by design or by inadvertence.