advertence

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Advertence \Ad*vert"ence\, Advertency \Ad*vert"en*cy\, [OF. advertence, avertence, LL. advertentia, fr. L. advertens. See {Advertent}.] The act of adverting, of the quality of being advertent; attention; notice; regard; heedfulness.

To this difference it is right that advertence should be had in regulating taxation. --J. S. Mill.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

advertence

noun

1: the process of being heedful [syn: {advertence}, {advertency}]


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