Inaccuracy definition

ĭn-ăkyər-ə-sē
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An instance of being inaccurate; an error.
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The quality of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy.
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An error or mistake.
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(uncountable) The property of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy.
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(countable) A statement, passage etc. that is inaccurate or false.
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(uncountable) Incorrect calibration of a measuring device, or incorrect use; lack of precision.
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The quality or condition of being inaccurate.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
inaccuracy
Plural:
inaccuracies

Origin of inaccuracy

  • in- 'un-, not' + accuracy (from Latin accuratus, from the past participle of accurare "to take care of", itself from ad- "to" + curare "take care of" (from cura "care, concern, trouble", from a Proto-Indo-European base *kois- "to be concerned"))

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