Definition of advertent in English:

advertent

adjective

  • 1Attentive, heedful. Often with to. Now rare.

  • 2Intentional, deliberate; conscious. Opposed to "inadvertent".

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin advertent-, advertēns, present participle of advertere advert. In later use after inadvertent.

Pronunciation

advertent

/ədˈvəːt(ə)nt/