advertency

noun ad·ver·ten·cy \ -tᵊn(t)-sē \

Definition of advertency

plural advertencies
1 : the quality or state of being advertent : heedfulness
2 : advertence 1

Examples of advertency in a Sentence

  1. 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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