accidental vs intentional
- a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature
- happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally
- not of prime or central importance
The lid won't come off accidentally , it's been fastened on.
He leaned over and reached into the glove compartment, his forearm accidentally brushing across her thigh.
It was, in fact, the accidental discovery of several mind-altering drugs in the middle of the 20th century that drew me into research on brain functions and mental illness.
- characterized by conscious design or purpose
- done or made or performed with purpose and intent
On the taxes proposed she said, "Those concerned by our wish list's ` nanny state 'implications might helpfully redirect their focus to the many unseen measures intentionally adopted by the food industry to shape our behaviour … It seems that without our knowledge or consent we are subject to the pervasive' nannying 'activities of industry.
I'm personally offended both by the error on the Times website and by your association of me with what you call the intentional slander of US marines.
That last post might have been a completely unintentional plagiarism of a song that I haven't heard for probably eighteen years.