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in·ac·cu·rate

 (ĭn-ăk′yər-ĭt)
adj.
Mistaken or incorrect; not accurate.

in·ac′cu·rate·ly adv.
in·ac′cu·rate·ness n.

inaccurate

(ɪnˈækjʊrɪt)
adj
not accurate; imprecise, inexact, or erroneous
inˈaccurately adv
inˈaccurateness n

in•ac•cu•rate

(ɪnˈæk yər ɪt)

adj.
not accurate; incorrect or untrue.
[1730–40]
in•ac′cu•rate•ly, adv.
in•ac′cu•rate•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"
incorrect, wrong - not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions"
inexact - not exact
imprecise - not precise; "imprecise astronomical observations"; "the terms he used were imprecise and emotional"
accurate - conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"

inaccurate

adjective incorrect, wrong, mistaken, wild, faulty, careless, unreliable, defective, unfaithful, erroneous, unsound, imprecise, wide of the mark, out, inexact, off-base (U.S. & Canad. informal), off-beam (informal), discrepant, way off-beam (informal) The reports were based on inaccurate information.
sound, correct, accurate, exact, reliable, precise

inaccurate

adjective
Containing an error or errors:
Idioms: all wet, in error, off base, off the mark.
Translations
غَيْرُ دَقِيقٌغَيْر صَحيح، خاطئ
nepřesný
ukorrektunøjagtigupræcis
epätarkka
netočan
ónákvæmur
不正確な
부정확한
kļūdainsneprecīzs
netočen
oriktig
ไม่เที่ยงตรง
không chính xác

inaccurate

[ɪnˈækjʊrɪt] ADJ [figures, information, reporting, statement] → inexacto, erróneo; [shot, aim, instrument, method] → impreciso, poco preciso
the report gave a very inaccurate picture of the situationel informe daba una visión muy inexacta or errónea de la situación
the figures are wildly inaccuratelas cifras son totalmente erróneas or del todo inexactas
his estimate was wildly inaccuratesu cálculo era completamente errado

inaccurate

[ɪnˈækjʊrət] adj
[statement, report] → inexact(e)
[measurement, data] → inexact(e)

inaccurate

adj (= lacking accuracy)ungenau; (= not correct)unrichtig; she was inaccurate in her judgement of the situationihre Beurteilung der Lage traf nicht zu; it is inaccurate to say that …es ist nicht richtig zu sagen, dass …

inaccurate

[ɪnˈækjʊrɪt] adj (statement, report, story) → inaccurato/a; (figures) → inesatto/a; (translation) → impreciso/a

inaccurate

(inˈӕkjurət) adjective
containing errors; not correct or accurate. inaccurate translation/addition.
inˈaccuracy noun
(plural inˈaccuracies).

inaccurate

غَيْرُ دَقِيقٌ nepřesný upræcis ungenau ανακριβής inexacto epätarkka inexact netočan inesatto 不正確な 부정확한 onnauwkeurig unøyaktig nieścisły impreciso неточный oriktig ไม่เที่ยงตรง doğru olmayan không chính xác 不准确

inaccurate

a. inexacto-a, incorrecto-a.
References in classic literature ?
Professor Beecher had nothing to do with that, nor had he with the taking of the map, as has been seen, the loss of which, after all, was a blessing in disguise, for Kurzon would never have been located by following the directions given there, as it was very inaccurate.
1] A slightly inaccurate quotation from Hamlet, Act III, scene I, lines 369-370.
Nay, nay," said Don Quixote at this; "on that point of the bells Master Pedro is very inaccurate, for bells are not in use among the Moors; only kettledrums, and a kind of small trumpet somewhat like our clarion; to ring bells this way in Sansuena is unquestionably a great absurdity.
Hence it must happen that however accurately objects may be discriminated in themselves, and however accurately the discrimination may be considered, the definition of them may be rendered inaccurate by the inaccuracy of the terms in which it is delivered.
But come, suppose that I had the power of passing through solid things, so that I could penetrate my subjects, one after another, even to the number of a billion, verifying the size and distance of each by the sense of FEELING: how much time and energy would be wasted in this clumsy and inaccurate method
About half past four I went up to the railway station to get an evening paper, for the morning papers had contained only a very inaccurate description of the killing of Stent, Henderson, Ogilvy, and the others.
This is a simplistic and inaccurate picture of religious teachings.
was carelessly listening to a man of fifty or fifty-two years of age, with gray hair, aristocratic bearing, and exceedingly gentlemanly attire, and meanwhile making a marginal note in a volume of Gryphius's rather inaccurate, but much sought-after, edition of Horace -- a work which was much indebted to the sagacious observations of the philosophical monarch.
The reason is that the original statement was inaccurate, for the wing is not said to be relative to the bird qua bird, since many creatures besides birds have wings, but qua winged creature.
Next, here are honest and well intentioned persons, who by a want of tact--by inaccurate perceptions--by a distorting imagination--have been kept continually at cross purposes with the world and bewildered upon the path of life.
The man must have known that particular house to be so accurately inaccurate.
He had some enthusiasm, but the most inaccurate smattering of his subject.