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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Inadvertence \In`ad*vert"ence\; pl. {-ces}, Inadvertency
  \In`ad*vert"en*cy\; pl. {-cies}, n. [Cf. F. inadvertance.]
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     1. The quality of being inadvertent; lack of heedfulness or
        attentiveness; inattention; negligence; as, many mistakes
        proceed from inadvertence.


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              Inadvertency, or lack of attendance to the sense and
              intention of our prayers.             --Jer. Taylor.
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     2. An effect of inattention; a result of carelessness; an
        oversight, mistake, or fault from negligence.
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              The productions of a great genius, with many lapses
              an inadvertencies, are infinitely preferable to
              works of an inferior kind of author which are
              scrupulously exact.                   --Addison.
  
     Syn: Inattention; heedlessness; carelessness; negligence;
          thoughtlessness. See {Inattention}.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Superintendency \Su`per*in*tend"en*cy\, n.; pl. {-cies}.
     The act of superintending; superintendence. --Boyle.
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