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Synonyms for inattentiveness

a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)

the trait of not being considerate and thoughtful of others

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511) between inattentiveness and academic achievement, specifically reading achievement, that is affected by psychosocial factors.
Our request for an exemption from normal traffic regulations is part of our development of technical systems that detect and warn a driver of fatigue and inattentiveness in traffic.
The police admit that the checkpoints, which focus only on equipment violations and forged and stolen VINs, do not address any of the major causes of motorcycle accidents such as reckless driving, driver inattentiveness and alcohol impairment.
The system can also identify signs of inattentiveness or distraction in the driver.
Lynch blamed on driver inattentiveness or difficult angles in the roadways.
Between 3% and 7% of children are diagnosed with ADHD before they are seven, and many experience inattentiveness into adulthood.
But six feet is insufficient if you take into account the eagerness, impatience, imprecision and inattentiveness of many motorists.
On Friday, Councilman Tom LaBonge apologized to Diamond for the council's inattentiveness, but some other council members said they had little to be sorry for.
Steven Lerman, lawyer for the bereaved parents, insists the Hollywood star was on the phone at the time of the accident and said: "That would account for her careless inattentiveness.
Errors of omission on this test are believed to indicate inattentiveness, and the test is often used to diagnose attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder.
The Shrews looked to have survived when, minutes away from victory, a moment's inattentiveness let in substitute Scott McGleish to scuff an equaliser beyond Paul Edwards.
Kekes may coherently (though not, I believe, correctly) claim that this is a defective politics, but to decry it as inattentive to differences between good and evil is itself an instance of remarkable inattentiveness.
Other faults, however, can only have resulted from the haste or inattentiveness of the editor.
Chapters discuss such developmental factors as hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and impulsivity in early childhood, outline two types of delinquency, and show how conduct disorder in childhood relates to antisocial symptoms, substance abuse, psychosis, depression, and anxiety in adulthood.
This was confirmed by new research conducted at the Virginia Tech Transport Institute that demonstrates even more distinctly that inattentiveness, due to tiredness or distraction, is the single largest and most significant cause of accidents.