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The synonyms of “Unintentionally” are: accidentally
Unintentionally as an Adverb
Definitions of "Unintentionally" as an adverb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “unintentionally” as an adverb can have the following definitions:
- Not on purpose.
- Without intention; in an unintentional manner.
Synonyms of "Unintentionally" as an adverb (1 Word)
|accidentally||Without advance planning.|
They met accidentally.
Usage Examples of "Unintentionally" as an adverb
- She hit him unintentionally.
- Unintentionally rude song lyrics.
- I may have unintentionally misled some of you.
Associations of “Unintentionally” (30 Words)
|accident||The working of fortune; chance.|
Four people were killed in a road accident.
|accidental||(in Aristotelian thought) relating to or denoting properties which are not essential to a thing’s nature.|
A verdict of accidental death.
|accidentally||By chance; inadvertently.|
Accidentally knocked the vase over.
She blurted out the truth.
|carelessly||In a casual or reckless way; inattentively.|
Roadsides are full of litter thrown carelessly by passers by.
|casually||Not methodically or according to plan.|
I wouldn t introduce my family to people I was casually dating.
|coincidence||The temporal property of two things happening at the same time.|
The coincidence of interest between the mining companies and certain politicians.
|happen||Happen occur or be the case in the course of events or by chance.|
It happens that today is my birthday.
|happenstance||An event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental.|
An untoward happenstance for Trudy.
|inadvertently||Without knowledge or intention.|
His name had been inadvertently omitted from the list.
|incident||(sometimes followed by `to’) minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence.|
The incident angle.
|incidentally||Introducing a different topic.|
Incidentally it was many months before the whole truth was discovered.
|intentionally||Deliberately; on purpose.|
He used that word intentionally.
|involuntary||Done against someone’s will; compulsory.|
It becoming a hero was involuntary They sank my boat.
|occur||Happen; take place.|
Sexism occurs in many workplaces.
|overhear||Hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers.|
We overheard the conversation at the next table.
|unaware||(often followed by `of’) not aware.|
Unaware of the newborn hope.
Ben smiled unconsciously when he heard her voice.
The novel had lain undiscovered for years among his papers.
|unexpected||Not expected or regarded as likely to happen.|
He seemed to have a knack for saying the unexpected.
|unexpectedly||In a way that was not expected.|
Tourist chiefs reported unexpectedly high visitor numbers.
|unidentified||Not recognized or identified.|
An unidentified witness.
The unintended consequences of people s actions.
|unintentional||Not done with purpose or intent.|
The translation added a layer of unintentional comedy.
|unknowingly||Without knowledge or intention.|
Every day we are unknowingly exposed to a variety of pesticides.
|unknown||An unknown and unexplored region.|
An unknown island.
|unnamed||Being or having an unknown or unnamed source.|
An unnamed donor.
|unwitting||Not done on purpose; unintentional.|
His rudeness was unwitting.
|unwittingly||Without being aware; unintentionally.|
Many users unwittingly expose their personal details to strangers online.