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Accidentally - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Accidentally' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Accidentally [ adv.]
- In an accidental manner; unexpectedly; by chance; unintentionally; casually; fortuitously; not essentially.

Meaning of 'Accidentally' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . accidentally [ r]
Meaning (1):
- without intention; in an unintentional manner
Example in sentence:
  • she hit him unintentionally
Meaning (2):
- of a minor or subordinate nature
Example in sentence:
  • these magnificent achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models
Meaning (3):
- without advance planning
Example in sentence:
  • they met accidentally