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in·ac·cu·ra·cy

 (ĭn-ăk′yər-ə-sē)
n. pl. in·ac·cu·ra·cies
1. The quality or condition of being inaccurate.
2. An instance of being inaccurate; an error.

inaccuracy

(ɪnˈækjʊrəsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. lack of accuracy; imprecision
2. an error, a mistake, or a slip

in•ac•cu•ra•cy

(ɪnˈæk yər ə si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. something inaccurate; error.
2. the quality or state of being inaccurate.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inaccuracy - the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
inexactitude, inexactness - the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
looseness - a lack of strict accuracy; laxity of practice; "misunderstandings can often be traced to a looseness of expression"
accuracy, truth - the quality of being near to the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"

inaccuracy

noun
1. imprecision, unreliability, incorrectness, unfaithfulness, erroneousness, inexactness He was disturbed by the inaccuracy of the answers.
2. error, mistake, slip, fault, defect, blunder, lapse, boob (Brit. slang), literal (Printing), howler (informal), miscalculation, typo (informal, Printing), erratum, corrigendum Guard against inaccuracies by checking with a variety of sources.

inaccuracy

noun
An act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true:
Translations
عَدَم صِحَّة ، عَدَم دِقَّة
nepřesnost
ukorrekthedunøjagtighed
epätarkkuus
ónákvæmni

inaccuracy

[ɪnˈækjʊrəsɪ] N
1. (= imprecision) [of figures, information, statement] → inexactitud f; [of shot, aim, instrument, method] → falta f de precisión, imprecisión f
2. (usu pl) (= mistake) → error m
the report contained many inaccuraciesel informe contenía muchos errores

inaccuracy

[ɪnˈækjʊrəsi] n
(= inaccurate detail) → inexactitude f
(= lack of accuracy) → manque m de précision

inaccuracy

nUngenauigkeit f; (= incorrectness)Unrichtigkeit f

inaccuracy

[ɪnˈækjʊrəsɪ] n (see adj) → inaccuratezza, inesattezza, imprecisione f; (usu pl, mistake) → errore m

inaccurate

(inˈӕkjurət) adjective
containing errors; not correct or accurate. inaccurate translation/addition.
inˈaccuracy noun
(plural inˈaccuracies).
References in classic literature ?
But if the failure is due to a wrong choice if he has represented a horse as throwing out both his off legs at once, or introduced technical inaccuracies in medicine, for example, or in any other art the error is not essential to the poetry.
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For absolute truthfulness of detail the 'History' cannot always be depended on, but to the general reader its great literary merits are likely to seem full compensation for its inaccuracies.
As to certain inaccuracies and figures of speech, so to speak, you will also admit that the motive, aim, and intention, are the chief thing.
So Bert fell on his feet again, and sat eating cold meat and good bread and mustard and drinking very good beer, and telling in the roughest outline and with the omissions and inaccuracies of statement natural to his type of mind, the simple story of his adventures.
"Not if the choice had remained with me, for I had frequently observed inaccuracies in his accounts."
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