Examples of inattention in a Sentence
Many traffic accidents are the result of driver inattention.
They lost several potential clients through their inattention to detail.
Recent Examples of inattention from the Web
Lance Due, 44, is suing Wonderland Ocean Pub and OB Surf Lodge for allegedly cleaning their overstuffed trap in a negligent way after a long period of inattention allowed excessive grease to accumulate.
Washington is wasting his leverage with its inattention, conflicting policies, and unfulfilled threats.
Recent incidents have been caused by driver inattention, a sudden health problem and a vehicle parked on an incline that accidentally slipped out of park and into neutral.
Separately, the authors found that supplementation treated symptoms of inattention and hyperactivity.
Waymo, which began working on autonomous vehicle technology as a Google project in 2009, concluded driver inattention was a concern and focused on developing vehicles with no humans behind the wheel.
An adult would need to experience at least five symptoms of inattention (i.e., problems sustaining focus) and five symptoms of hyperactivity (constant restlessness) and impulsivity (acting without thinking) to be diagnosed with ADHD.
The chief suspect in the Oct. 4 ambush is a group affiliated with the Islamic State operating in a desolate area that has long suffered from poverty and government inattention.
It was promoted as a drug prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a neurobehavioral condition seen mostly in children, marked by inattention and impulsivity.
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INATTENTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inattention for English Language Learners
: failure to carefully think about, listen to, or watch someone or something : lack of attention
INATTENTION Defined for Kids
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