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Adverb: accidentally  ,ak-si'den-tu-lee
  1. Without advance planning
    "they met accidentally";
    - by chance, circumstantially, unexpectedly
  2. Of a minor or subordinate nature
    "these magnificent achievements were only accidentally influenced by Oriental models";
    - incidentally
  3. Without intention; in an unintentional manner
    "she hit him accidentally";
    - unintentionally

Antonym: advisedly

Encyclopedia: Accidentally