Definition of inadvertently:
Synonyms for inadvertently:
It has been often said, that the celebrated Ville de Paris was lost through one of these violent changes, her captain having inadvertently hove- to the vessel under too much after- sail, a mistake by which he lost the command of his ship during the pressing emergency that ensued.- "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
- "Jack of No Trades", Charles Cottrell.
He turned back the oilcloth in the far corner of the room, took up the piece of loose flooring, which, however, strangely enough, fitted so closely as to give no sign of its existence even should it inadvertently, by some curious visitor again be trod upon; and from the aperture beneath lifted out a bundle of clothes and a small box.- "The Adventures of Jimmie Dale", Frank L. Packard.