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
As S.V. Date writes, incidents like that are becoming distressingly commonplace across the executive branch, thanks to Trump’s inattention to detail and short attention span.
But the Republicans certainly were not helped by their inattention to process.
The three main symptoms experienced by those with ADHD are impulsivity, inattention, and hyperactivity, but children with ADHD tend to experience these symptoms at varying levels.
The complaints also allege neglect, which the department says can include a failure to provide goods and services because of carelessness or inattention.
Thirteen of those incidents — ranging from falls from personal watercraft to fires to collisions or striking underwater objects — were blamed on operator inattention, no proper lookout, excessive speed and improper anchoring.
Because these are the sorts of wines that paradoxically reward inattention.
Energy Department reports blame an array of causes, including production pressures, incorrect work procedures, poor communication, inadequate training, insufficient supervision and inattention to risk.
This was at once a consequence of public inattention and a cause of it.
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First Known Use of inattention
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
Definition of inattention for Students
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