Example sentences for: inattention

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

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


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