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Sentences with the adjective Accidental

2 examples:

It is not accidental that our greatest art is intimate and not monumental.
(Max Webber)

A lawyer becomes an accidental movie mogul in the world of training videos.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Sentence with the comparative degree of the adjective Accidental

1 example:

"Fun Home," the musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's extraordinary graphic memoir, gets off to a choppy start, takes unnecessary musical detours and is staged in a rough-hewn style that sometimes seems more accidental than intentional.
(Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times Theater Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Question with the noun Accidental

1 example:

Is 'King Jeremy the Accidental' on the up?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Sentence with the noun Accidental

1 example:

He raised the thorny issue of his black acting friends not getting the same opportunities as white actors, particularly here in the UK. His accidental use of the derogatory term "coloured" promptly flung him into the linguistic swamp that mires race.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )


6 examples:

Do you think the shooting was accidental?

Is anything accidental?
(Norman Spinrad)

What can this accidental finding tell us about these animals?
(Tech Times - Science, )

How true an account is the book "Accidental Billionaires" by Ben Mezrich?
(Forbes - Technology, )

But did they "beat" the market, or just get handed an accidental edge on their way in and out of their trades?
(Forbes - Business, )

Are humpback whales just 'accidental defenders' of smaller marine creatures or are they naturally inclined toward helping others?
(Tech Times - Science, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

It was an accidental meeting.

Our meeting was quite accidental.

Our meeting was purely accidental.

That discovery was quite accidental.

My meeting her was purely accidental.

His rudeness was conscious, not accidental.

Columbus' discovery of America was accidental.

Unfortunately, Apple doesn't provide a warranty for accidental damages.

Unfortunately, Apple does not provide a warranty for accidental damages.

The mellow sounds of the Rhodes piano are partly responsible for thousands of accidental conceptions.

In short some guns have excellent security systems to prevent accidental firing (e.g. when dropped), others don't.

"Double Indemnity" is the title of a classic 1944 film noir, in which a philandering insurance salesman (Fred MacMurray) and a housewife (Barbara Stanwyck) plot to murder her husband, but to make it look like an accident, in order to collect on an insurance policy that will pay double the value in case of accidental death.

I was an accidental actor. I was never formally trained.
(David Soul)

An accidental meeting is more pleasant than a planned one.
(Chinese proverb)

The attempted assassinations against me were not accidental.
(Akhmad Kadyrov)

Accidents, try to change them - it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.
(J.B. Priestley)

Accidents, try to change them -- it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.
(Pablo Picasso)

I have referred to myself as an accidental activist on more than one occasion.
(Joan Blades)

Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it's so accidental. It's so much like life.
(Arthur Miller)

The accidental causes of science are only accidents relatively to the intelligence of a man.
(Chauncey Wright)

'They're not accidental death.
(Cleve R. Wootson Jr. in The Independent - World News, )

Inquest has recorded accidental death.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A coroner ruled his death was accidental.
(Daily Mail - News, )

They include pranks by staff and accidental nudity.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Judy Murray probably won't mind the accidental snub.
(USA Today - Tennis, )

Henry also wrote The Accidental Creative and Die Empty.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The Dorset coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Death ruled accidental in case of woman found in water tank.
(USA Today - National, )

A. I actually didn’t aspire, I was an accidental candidate.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Not quite an accidental hero, but certainly an unexpected one.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Guy Goma: 10 years since BBC's best/worst accidental interview.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Now there's an official cause of death: an accidental drug overdose.
(August Brown in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

An accidental shooting in Arizona has put a spotlight on gun tourism.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

Like most men, Hugh Martin's first encounter with porn was accidental.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Police were investigating whether his death was criminal or accidental.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Of course, an accidental intrusion isn’t the horror one might imagine.
(Forbes - Business, )

Autopsy results said the singer died of an accidental fentanyl overdose.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Accidental shootings at gun shows in three states left five people injured.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

He was the accidental hero who stumbled upon an FA Cup and Champions League.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Boogaard died of an accidental overdose of prescription painkillers in 2011.
(USA Today - NHL, )

An accidental discovery has reunited one man with his priceless family photos.
(USA Today - National, )

Vancouver comedy writer finds an accidental memoir in alphabetical compendium.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

After the accidental call, dispatchers heard male voices discussing a burglary.
(USA Today - National, )

It’s the accidental selfie that launched the ultimate social media phenomenon.
(NBC Today, )

Accidental deaths are now more common than ever before across the United States.
(Tech Times - Health, )

His death from traumatic asphyxia was ruled as accidental at an inquest this week.
(Daily Mail - News, )

An inquest at Norwich Coroner's Court today recorded that her death was accidental.
(Daily Mail - News, )

An accidental 911 call has led to a surprise Christmas for one unsuspecting family.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Nano coating can protect your phone from accidental dunkings, but they aren't cheap.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

I’m Pat Hull and I’m an accidental entrepreneur. Actually, this wasn’t my plan.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The shooting is being treated as accidental after a preliminary police investigation.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

Nano coating can protect your phone from accidental dunkings, but they aren’t cheap.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

Tommy Hanson's death was ruled accidental by "illicit drug use," specifically cocaine.
(USA Today - Sports, )

More than 150 kids go to the emergency room daily due to accidental medicine overdose.
(Tech Times - Health, )

This result has overcome the risk of accidental ingestion by patients with this allergy.
(Science Daily - News, )

Accidental overdose of a prescription sleeping pill and a tranquilizer led to her death.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Police can't say how accidental discharge happened during safety demo at anti-drug event.
(USA Today - National, )

Prince died in late April of an accidental drug overdose, with no known will or children.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Goodwill stores nationwide are seeing an odd trend of late: accidental rare art donations.
(Deborah Vankin in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Conspiracy theories are claiming that Madonna's Brit Awards fall wasn't accidental at all.
(Alice Vincent in The Telegraph - Celebrity news, )

Former child star Skye McCole Bartusiak reportedly died of an accidental overdose last July.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

A Minnesota medical examiner says music icon Prince died of an accidental fentanyl overdose.
(Michael Tarm in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Police launched an investigation into Doink the Clown's death, but believe it was accidental.
(UPI - News, )

Researchers have found that homosexual behavior in bugs is probably accidental in most cases.
(Science Daily - News, )

Local films dominated with 'Veteran' and 'The Accidental Detective' also making the top five.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Box Office, )

He just hopes the league agrees it was accidental once he gets to tell his side of the story.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

A Canadian Group Has Lawyered Up Over 'Accidental Americans' Caught in the IRS Global Tax Net.
(Forbes - Technology, )

'The Accidental Billionaires' writer Ben Mezrich's upcoming book centers on Russian oligarchs.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Accidental deaths are up in the United States, and the leading cause may surprise many people.
(NBC News Health, )

Autopsy results released in June show Prince died April 21 of an accidental fentanyl overdose.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Fox News anchor Heather Childers has spoken out about her accidental "NAACP champions" mistake.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Lesley Gerdes, from Plymouth, nearly died as a result of an accidental overdose of paracetamol.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children 1 to 3 years of age in 30 states.
(NBC Today, )

Vehicular accidents are no longer the number one cause of accidental deaths in the United States.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Johnny Manziel's lawyer sends accidental texts detailing legal proceedings, drug issues and more.
(Forbes - Business, )

An 11-year-old boy, who played the deadly choking game, died of accidental asphyxiation last week.
(Tech Times - Health, )

A British dad recently got an eight-thousand-dollar bill from his son's accidental gaming purchases.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Ed Balls say he will accept penalty charge after an "accidental bump" with a car in his constituency.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Violating the building's strict "no recordings" policy, the accidental video prompted a brief removal.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

The U.S. and Russia are in discussion as to how to avoid 'accidental interactions' in Syria's airspace.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Manchester United could appoint Jose Mourinho this month, Joleon Lescott's accidental tweet, plus more.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

The explosion in Rouen, believed to have been accidental, reportedly broke out during a birthday party.
(USA Today - World, )

Stephanie Hill, VP and General Manager of Lockheed Martin, shares how she became an accidental engineer.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Boogard, a former left wing with the Rangers, died from an accidental overdose on alcohol and oxycodone.
(The New York Times - Hockey, )

Police in Florida say an accidental call to 911 led them to a meth lab, where they arrested three people.
(UPI - News, )

Thanks to a "happy, accidental" discovery by scientists, our world has just become a little more true blue.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

A new report by Vancouver's Megaphone Magazine also finds homelessness doubles the risk of accidental death.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Health, )

Spanish authorities who suggested his death was accidental have been slammed at a new inquest in Nottingham.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Officials say they are investigating the accidental shipment of live anthrax bacteria to labs in nine states.
(NBC News Health, )

The ancient monument of Stonehenge may have once been a complete circle, according to an accidental discovery.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Marathon Asset Management became an accidental landlord when a bankruptcy court awarded it ownership of Scotia.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The deaths of the Balibo Five were accidental and the matter is closed, says Indonesia on the 40th anniversary.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Three accidental newspaper men battled terrible weather and the risk of financial ruin to establish the Herald.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A worldwide study that tracked accidental deaths shows countries where they can improve relative to their peers.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Rocker Scott Weiland's Dec. 3 death on a tour bus was due to an accidental overdose of cocaine, ethanol and MDA.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Prince's autopsy has determined that the artist died of an accidental overdose of the synthetic opioid fentanyl.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Amazon's splash into the video streaming and gaming set-top box world has an accidental tie to the porn industry.
(CNBC, )

Children's medicine administered in teaspoon or tablespoon doses often leads to accidental overdoses, group says.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Evelyn Kocak and Craig Wasserman of Pennsylvania Ballet in “The Accidental,” at the Joyce Theater last month.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

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