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1. accidentally

adverb. ['ˌæksəˈdɛntəli, ˌæksəˈdɛnəli'] without advance planning.

Synonyms

  • circumstantially
  • unexpectedly

Antonyms

  • designedly
  • advisedly
  • purposely

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • accidental (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Accidentally

  • experimentally
  • environmentally
  • developmentally
  • coincidentally
  • temperamentally
  • monumentally
  • incrementally
  • fundamentally
  • continentally
  • mentally
  • kennelly
  • kenneally
  • hennelly
  • fennelly

How do you spell accidentally? Is it accidently ?

A common misspelling of accidentally is accidently

Example sentences of the word accidentally


1. Adverb
It's not uncommon for a California employer to accidentally overpay wages or salary to an employee.

Quotes containing the word accidentally


1. There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.
- Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

2. I've got the Mark of Cain,"said Simon. "That means nothing can kill me, right?""You can kill yourself,"Magnus said, somewhat unhelpfully. "As far as I know, inanimate objects can accidentally kill you. So if you were planning on teaching yourself the lambada on a greased platform over a pit full of knives, I wouldn't.""There goes my Saturday.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Lost Souls

3. Everyone thinks you've been kidnapped,"he said. "We've been scouring the ship. When Coach Hedge finds out- oh, gods, you've been here all night?""Frank!"Annabeth's ears were as red as strawberries. "We just came down here to talk. We fell asleep. Accidentally. That's it.""Kissed a couple of times,"Percy said.Annabeth glared at him. "Not helping!
- Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

2. accidentally

adverb. ['ˌæksəˈdɛntəli, ˌæksəˈdɛnəli'] of a minor or subordinate nature.

Antonyms

  • on purpose

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • accidental (English)

3. accidentally

adverb. ['ˌæksəˈdɛntəli, ˌæksəˈdɛnəli'] without intention; in an unintentional manner.

Antonyms

  • intentionally

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • accidental (English)
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