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1. oversight

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌsaɪt'] management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group.

Synonyms

  • direction
  • invigilation
  • supervising
  • supervision
  • management

Antonyms

  • perfection
  • absolve
  • merit
  • worthlessness

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sight (English)
  • sihþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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  • eyesight
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  • foresight
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  • gravesite
  • hindsight
  • hindsight
  • hussite
  • insight
  • leukocyte
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  • magnesite
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A common misspelling of oversight is oversite

Example sentences of the word oversight


1. Noun, singular or mass
The only likely way such a transaction could happen would be by oversight.

2. Verb, past participle
Each school usually sets its own rules, depending on which private school association has oversight.

2. oversight

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌsaɪt'] a mistake resulting from inattention.

Synonyms

  • fault
  • error
  • lapse

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sight (English)
  • sihþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. oversight

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌsaɪt'] an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something.

Synonyms

  • inadvertence

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • correctness

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sight (English)
  • sihþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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