Example sentences for: inattention

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

  • Examples of Reagan's forgetfulness and inattention are frequent.

  • 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.

  • But the paper squanders a bit of this edge when it writes that the situation in East Timor "has for two decades remained a largely invisible problem closed off to journalists, and the scene of some of the world's worst reported human rights abuses," thus falsely suggesting that poor coverage of the topic was somehow mostly caused by something other than press inattention.

  • 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.

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

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