the unconscious tendency, thought to exist in some people, to involve themselves in a large number of accidents
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- Accidental death benefit
a life insurance benefit, usually in the form of a rider or policy addition, under which the proceeds are payable to the beneficiary only if the insured dies by accident.
happening by chance or ; not planned; unexpected: an accidental meeting. nonessential; incidental; subsidiary: accidental benefits. Music. relating to or indicating sharps, flats, or naturals. a nonessential or subsidiary circumstance, characteristic, or feature. Music. a sign placed before a note indicating a chromatic alteration of its pitch. Contemporary Examples Or perhaps it was because the […]
- Accidental hypothermia
accidental hypothermia accidental hypothermia ac·ci·den·tal hypothermia (āk’sĭ-děn’tl) n. Unintentional decrease in body temperature from exposure to a cold environment.
a system of medicine based on the symptoms of a disease, disregarding its origin or cause. Philosophy. any theory holding that some events have no causes. Historical Examples Have you ever given thought to the accidentalism of many great discoveries? How To Write Special Feature Articles Willard Grosvenor Bleyer