a moment of inattention that could have cost lives
lack of attention
Want of attention, or failure to pay attention; disregard; heedlessness; neglect; An act of neglect; failure of courtesy
(inattentive) Slackers don't pay attention to their work, and one can certainly understand why. But, as Simone Weil discovered, attention is not a matter of holding one's breath and wrinkling one's brow, but "suspending our thought, leaving it detached, empty, and ready to be penetrated by the ...
involves impairment in the ability to focus, maintain attention on a given task, and avoid distraction suitably for your age group.^ Inattention is also characterized by an increase in disorganization, forgetfulness, and distractedness in children, compared to similar aged peers. ...