inaccurately


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Related to inaccurately: neatly, customarily, unawares

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inaccurately - in an inaccurate manner; "this student works rather inaccurately and sloppily"
accurately - with few mistakes; "he works very accurately"

inaccurately

adverb imprecisely, carelessly, inexactly, clumsily, unreliably, unfaithfully He claimed his remarks had been reported inaccurately.
Translations
netočno

inaccurately

[ɪnˈækjʊrətli] adv [report] → d'une manière inexacte

inaccurately

advungenau; (= incorrectly)unrichtig

inaccurately

[ɪnˈækjʊrɪtlɪ] adv (state, report, describe) → in modo inaccurato; (add up, multiply) → in modo inesatto; (translate) → in modo impreciso
References in classic literature ?
The guests, though still agape with astonishment, pledged their resuscitated landlord, who thus proceeded in his story: He had indeed now many more auditors than those to whom it was commenced, for Edith, having given certain necessary orders for arranging matters within the Castle, had followed the dead-alive up to the stranger's apartment attended by as many of the guests, male and female, as could squeeze into the small room, while others, crowding the staircase, caught up an erroneous edition of the story, and transmitted it still more inaccurately to those beneath, who again sent it forth to the vulgar without, in a fashion totally irreconcilable to the real fact.
He and Southey married two sisters, whom Byron in a later attack on Southey somewhat inaccurately described as 'milliners of Bath'; and Coleridge settled near Bristol.
288) quotes with approval, though inaccurately, a passage from Spinoza embodying this view:
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* Whenever the cannon fires inaccurately for no apparent reason.
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