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inaccuracy

[in-ak-yer-uh-see] /ɪnˈæk yər ə si/
noun, plural inaccuracies for 1.
1.
something inaccurate; error.
2.
the quality or state of being inaccurate.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; in-3 + accuracy
Synonyms
1. mistake, blunder, slip, inexactitude. 2. incorrectness, erroneousness, inexactness.
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inaccuracy

/ɪnˈækjʊrəsɪ/
noun (pl) -cies
1.
lack of accuracy; imprecision
2.
an error, a mistake, or a slip
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Word Origin and History for in accuracy

inaccuracy

n.

1701, "quality or condition of being inaccurate," from inaccurate + -cy. As an example of this, by 1883.

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