Oversight in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Oversight

something that someone does by mistake, without seeing that they are doing it

Examples of Oversight in a sentence

Rob apologized for the oversight, insisting that it was a mistake that would never happen again.  🔊

The politician figured that he could always apologize for the budgeting error, claiming that it was merely an oversight.  🔊

Judge Judy said that she was convinced that Joe had willfully withheld wages from his employee and that it was anything but an oversight.  🔊

Harry apologized for not inviting me to his wedding, insisting that it was an unintentional oversight.  🔊

Because of some inexplicable oversight at the town hall meeting, Nick was never given a chance to speak.  🔊

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