accidently vs accidentally : Common Errors in English

About accidently vs accidentally

You can remember this one by remembering how to spell “accidental.” There are quite a few words with -ally suffixes (like “incidentally”) which are not to be confused with words that have “-ly” suffixes (like “independently”). “Incidental” is a word, but “independental” is not.

accidentally Meaning(s)

  • (r) without advance planning
  • (r) of a minor or subordinate nature
  • (r) without intention; in an unintentional manner

accidently in News

  1. Some Invasive Species may be Judged Unfairly

    Non-native species are organisms that have been purposely or accidently introduced to an area outside its original geographic range. Often, these non-native species become invasive where they thrive in their new habitat and can aggressively start to take over the environment by outcompeting some of the native species. This alteration can not only cause harm to the environment, but to the economy ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Environmental News Network

  2. Obituary for Kevin J. Johnson

    Kevin Johnson, 50, of Savage, MN, ace mechanic and farmer, died accidently on Fri., June 7, 2013.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Savage Pacer

  3. Townhome builder accidentally removes trees from historic Houston park

    HOUSTON—One of the oldest parks in the city of Houston was looking a little bare Wednesday after a construction project went wrong. A bulldozer accidently removed dozens of trees and now residents say the damage can never be repaired. The Woodland Park is a tiny gem barely a mile from the heart of the city. It is 30 acres and dear to the hearts of those who’ve cared for it over the years. “This ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: KHOU 11 Houston

accidentally in News

  1. Officer accidentally shoots self in foot

    HOLDEN - An Assumption College campus police official accidentally shot himself in the foot this morning while at a shooting range in Holden.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  2. Man accidentally sells wife's $22G wedding ring for $10

    A California couple is asking the public for help locating a woman who the husband accidentally sold a box to without realizing his wife's $22,000 wedding ring was inside.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Fox News

  3. Husband Accidentally Sells Wife’s $23,000 Ring For $10

    A California man accidentally sold his wife’s $23,000 wedding ring for $10 at a garage sale. Racquel Cloutier said her community of Laguna Niguel holds a garage sale every year. The 31-year-old was in the hospital after just giving birth, and her husband thought it would be fun for their children to sell some things [...] Husband Accidentally Sells Wife’s $23,000 Ring For $10 is a post from: The ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Inquisitr

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