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inaccuracy

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noun in·ac·cu·ra·cy \(ˌ)i-ˈna-kyə-rə-sē, -k(ə-)rə-sē\

Simple Definition of inaccuracy

  • : lack of correctness or exactness : lack of accuracy

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of inaccuracy

plural inaccuracies

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being inaccurate

  2. 2 :  mistake, error

Examples of inaccuracy in a sentence

  1. I pointed out the inaccuracy of his statement.

  2. The text is filled with inaccuracies.



Circa 1755

First Known Use of inaccuracy

circa 1755


INACCURACY Defined for Kids

inaccuracy

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noun in·ac·cu·ra·cy \in-ˈak-yə-rə-sē\

Definition of inaccuracy for Students

plural inaccuracies

  1. 1 :  lack of correctness or exactness <I pointed out the inaccuracy of his statement.>

  2. 2 :  error, mistake <Your report contains inaccuracies.>





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