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Unexpected EventPlay
Use 'accidental' to describe something unforeseen that occurs without someone's intention behind it. SlideShe found an old letter by accidental discovery while cleaning the attic.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
'Accidental' often signals negative outcomes, especially in news or reports about mishaps. SlideThe company suffered a huge loss due to an accidental leak of confidential data.
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Not Always BadPlay
Sometimes 'accidental' can lead to positive results, like discoveries or beneficial events. SlidePenicillin was an accidental discovery that changed medicine forever.