unintentionally

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From unintentional +‎ -ly.

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unintentionally (comparative more unintentionally, superlative most unintentionally)

  1. In an unintentional manner; not intentionally.
    • 1847, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, 1st edition, volume II, chapter V, page 132
      "Oh, no! Mason will not defy me; nor knowing it, will he hurt me—but, unintentionally, he might in a moment, by one careless word, deprive me, if not of life, yet for ever of happiness."

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