Definition of inattention:
inattention (part of speech: noun)
- lack of interest,
- recklessness (part of speech: noun)
In fact, in whatever other pursuits you may employ your afternoon hours, the morning should always be dedicated with earnestness to the hospital; from its wards all appearance of levity and inattention must be banished, for your neglect of the opportunities there presented for observation loads you with a serious amount of responsibility, I had almost said of guilt.- "Makers of Modern Medicine", James J. Walsh.
- "The White Gauntlet", Mayne Reid.
- "A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay", Watkin Tench.