Ad*vert"ence (#), Ad*vert"en*cy (#),[OF. advertence, avertence, LL. advertentia, fr. L. advertens. See Advertent.]
The act of adverting, of the quality of being advertent; attention; notice; regard; heedfulness.
To this difference it is right that advertence should be had in regulating taxation.
J. S. Mill.
© Webster 1913.