inexactitude

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noun in·ex·ac·ti·tude \(ˌ)i-ˌnig-ˈzak-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of inexactitude

  1. 1 :  lack of exactitude or precision

  2. 2 :  an instance of inexactness

Origin and Etymology of inexactitude

French, from inexact


First Known Use: 1782


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