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.
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Over time, regardless of gender, inattention tends to persist while the hyperactivity seems to decline with age.
By that standard, children must show symptoms, both inattention and hyperactivity, before age 7.
But on this island of 3.4 million people, the quiet after Hurricane Maria had a distinct feeling of absence, an inattention bordering on obliviousness.
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.
A few years later, after some inattention, the issue resurfaces.
Ayaz isn’t the only researcher trying to crack the puzzle of student inattention.
Regardless of the President’s inattention to the humanitarian disaster, Governor Rosselló has made clear the consequences of the federal government not stepping up aid efforts soon.
What’s new is that a combination of inattention to science, human behavior and poor public policy is making things a lot worse before and after such disasters strike.
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