not intentional; not on purpose; not conscious (adjective)
Examples of word inadvertent
"In times of organizational change or chaos, we're much more likely to see those kinds of leaks -- what I call inadvertent disclosures," Dartmouth College management professor Eric Johnson says.
After Obama nominated him to lead the TSA, Southers gave one account of the incident in a sworn congressional affidavit on Oct. 22, but four weeks later he apologized for what he described as inadvertent inconsistencies in his recollection.
This suggests the existence of another source of long-term inadvertent and unintentional hormonal exposure common among men and women to support a common etiology between prostate and breast cancer.
â€˜But I would never take lightly a serious allegation backed up by evidence that there was a willful â€” and I emphasize willful, inadvertent is something else â€” willful disclosure, and I havenâ€™t seen any evidence.â€™
The historians said these things though she had acknowledged supposedly "'inadvertent'" copying, and her claimed reasons for the plagiarized portions of her work were, as said, "implausibl [e]."