inaccuracy


in·ac·cu·ra·cy

noun \(ˌ)i-ˈna-kyə-rə-sē, -k(ə-)rə-sē\

: lack of correctness or exactness : lack of accuracy

: a statement that is not correct : an error or mistake

plural in·ac·cu·ra·cies

Full Definition of INACCURACY

1
:  the quality or state of being inaccurate
2
:  mistake, error

Examples of INACCURACY

  1. I pointed out the inaccuracy of his statement.
  2. The text is filled with inaccuracies.

First Known Use of INACCURACY

circa 1755

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: inaccurate
Previous Word in the Dictionary: inaccessible
All Words Near: inaccuracy

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up inaccuracy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).