advertency

noun
ad·​ver·​ten·​cy | \ ad-ˈvər-tᵊn(t)-sē How to pronounce advertency (audio) \
plural advertencies

Definition of advertency

1 : the quality or state of being advertent : heedfulness

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Examples of advertency in a Sentence

a history textbook that has been widely criticized for its lack of advertency to the contributions of minorities

First Known Use of advertency

1644, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of advertency was in 1644

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“Advertency.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/advertencies. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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