Synonyms and Antonyms of inattention
failure to carefully think about, listen to, or watch someone or something
- Many traffic accidents are the result of driver inattention.
- They lost several potential clients through their inattention to detail.
forgetfulness, inadvertence, inadvertency, inattentiveness, obliviousness, shortsightedness, unwariness
carelessness, dereliction, heedlessness, incaution, incautiousness, laxness, neglectfulness, negligence, remissness, slackness
foolhardiness, rashness, recklessness, wildness
delinquency, irresponsibility, irresponsibleness, malfeasance, malpractice, misconduct
misdirection, mishandling, mismanagement
alertness, attention, attentiveness, awareness
circumspection, observance, vigilance, watchfulness
care, carefulness, caution, cautiousness, heedfulness