Inadvertently vs Intentional - What's the difference?

inadvertently | intentional |


As an adverb inadvertently

is unintentionally, because of an oversight.

As an adjective intentional is

intended or planned; done deliberately or voluntarily.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

inadvertently

English

Adverb

(-)
  • unintentionally, because of an oversight
  • * 2013 , Chris Bevan, " Borussia Dortmund 0-1 Arsenal", BBC Sport , 6 November 2013:
  • Neven Subotic hooked a volley wide after Ramsey inadvertently headed a Reus free-kick back into the danger zone, and Blaszczykowski was also off target when he met Kevin Grosskreutz's cross.
    Antonyms
    * advertently * advert

    intentional

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Intended or planned; done deliberately or voluntarily.
  • (legal) Done with intent.
  • Antonyms

    * unintentional

    Derived terms

    * intentionally