noun ad·ver·tence \ad-ˈvər-tən(t)s\

Definition of ADVERTENCE

:  the action or process of adverting :  attention
:  advertency 1

Examples of ADVERTENCE

  1. <a greater advertence to the feelings of others is what that insensitive clod needs>

First Known Use of ADVERTENCE

14th century


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