inaccuracy

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

Definition of inaccuracy

plural inaccuracies
1 :the quality or state of being inaccurate

Examples of inaccuracy in a Sentence

  1. I pointed out the inaccuracy of his statement.

  2. The text is filled with inaccuracies.

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First Known Use of inaccuracy

circa 1755


INACCURACY Defined for English Language Learners

inaccuracy

noun

Definition of inaccuracy for English Language Learners

  • : lack of correctness or exactness : lack of accuracy

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


INACCURACY Defined for Kids

inaccuracy

noun in·ac·cu·ra·cy \ in-ˈak-yə-rə-sē \

Definition of inaccuracy for Students

plural inaccuracies
1 :lack of correctness or exactness
  • I pointed out the inaccuracy of his statement.
2 :error, mistake
  • Your report contains inaccuracies.


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