inexact[in′eg zakt′, -ig-]
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not exact; not accurate or precise
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Not strictly accurate or precise; not exact: an inexact quotation; an inexact description of what had taken place.
- Not rigorous or meticulous: an inexact mind; an inexact method.
- inˌex·actˈly adverb
- inˌex·actˈness noun