Example sentences for: inattention

How can you use “inattention” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Sometimes it is a clear-cut matter of fatigue or inattention, speaking trippingly, without attending to meaning.

  • David Ignatius, in his WP column, identifies what he calls our tendency toward "sequential hysteria," the phenomenon in which a problem is well recognized long before it reaches a critical stage, then for a few brief days it becomes Topic A, but then before long it's back to inattention, all without anything ever really being done about it.

  • During his conferences (lectures), their inattention was hurting their apprenticeship (learning of the subject matter).

  • The usual suspects--inflated salaries, inattention to costs, and competition from other media--can be blamed for some of the industry's woes.

  • That should be evident not only by the high correlation between accidents and alcohol consumption, but also by the other major factors causing boat accidents--excessive speed, careless or reckless operation, inattention to what's looming up ahead, inexperience.


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