inaccuracy


inaccuracy
I noun aberration, blunder, canard, deception, delusion, erratum, erroneousness, error, exaggeration, fallacy, falsehood, falsification, fault, illusion, imprecision, impropriety, incorrectness, inexactitude, inexactness, miscalculation, misconstruction, misestimation, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misprint, misrepresentation, misstatement, mistake, obliquity, oversight, unpreciseness II index error, exaggeration, fallacy, falsehood, fault (mistake), figment, laxity, misestimation, misjudgment, misrepresentation, misstatement, story (falsehood)

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  • Inaccuracy — In*ac cu*ra*cy, n.; pl. {Inaccuracies}. [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy or exactness. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is inaccurate or incorrect; mistake; fault; defect; error; as, in inaccuracy in speech, copying …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inaccuracy — (n.) 1701, quality or condition of being inaccurate, from INACCURATE (Cf. inaccurate) + CY (Cf. cy). As an example of this, by 1883 …   Etymology dictionary

  • inaccuracy — [n] error, erroneousness blunder, corrigendum, deception, defect, erratum, exaggeration, fault, howler*, imprecision, incorrectness, inexactness, miscalculation, mistake, slip*, solecism, typo*, unfaithfulness, unreliability, wrong; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • inaccuracy — [in ak′yər ə sē] n. 1. the quality of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy 2. pl. inaccuracies something inaccurate; error; mistake …   English World dictionary

  • inaccuracy — UK [ɪnˈækjʊrəsɪ] / US [ɪnˈækjərəsɪ] noun Word forms inaccuracy : singular inaccuracy plural inaccuracies 1) [countable] a statement, detail, or measurement that is not accurate The report contains several glaring inaccuracies. 2) [uncountable]… …   English dictionary

  • inaccuracy — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ factual, historical ▪ material (BrE), significant VERB + INACCURACY ▪ contain ▪ be full of …   Collocations dictionary

  • inaccuracy — n. a glaring inaccuracy * * * [ɪ nækjʊrəsɪ] a glaring inaccuracy …   Combinatory dictionary

  • inaccuracy — [[t]ɪnæ̱kjʊrəsi[/t]] inaccuracies N VAR The inaccuracy of a statement or measurement is the fact that it is not accurate or correct. He was disturbed by the inaccuracy of the answers... A reporter tries to guard against inaccuracies by checking… …   English dictionary

  • inaccuracy — in|ac|cu|ra|cy [ınˈækjurəsi] n plural inaccuracies 1.) a statement that is not completely correct ▪ Jansen s review contained several inaccuracies. 2.) [U] a lack of correctness ▪ As a journalist you simply cannot tolerate inaccuracy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inaccuracy — in|ac|cu|ra|cy [ ın ækjərəsi ] noun 1. ) count a statement, detail, or measurement that is not accurate: The report contains several glaring inaccuracies. 2. ) uncount the failure to be accurate: This was not the usual journalistic inaccuracy but …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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