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inadvertent
used in Howards End

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Definition
done accidentally or without intention
  • "Excuse me," said Margaret's young man, who had for some time been preparing a sentence, "but that lady has, quite inadvertently, taken my umbrella."
    Chapter 5 (26% in)
  • And you, if I may say so, took away my umbrella, inadvertently of course.
    Chapter 14 (13% in)
  • While I was gone, however, she wanted me on important business, and thought I had come here, owing to the card, and so came after me, and I beg to tender my apologies, and hers as well, for any inconvenience we may have inadvertently caused you.
    Chapter 14 (18% in)

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