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lack of attention; negligence.

Selective inattention, an aspect of attentiveness in which a person attempts to ignore or avoid perceiving that which generates anxiety.

sensory inattention, the inability to feel a tactile stimulus when a similar stimulus, presented simultaneously in a homologous area of the body, is perceived.

visual inattention, the inability to perceive a photic stimulus in a visual field when a similar but perceived stimulus is presented simultaneously in the homologous field.