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inaccurate

[in-ak-yer-it] /ɪnˈæk yər ɪt/
adjective
1.
not accurate; incorrect or untrue.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40; in-3 + accurate
Related forms
inaccurately, adverb
inaccurateness, noun
Synonyms
inexact, loose; erroneous, wrong, faulty.
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  • A syrinx in the spinal cord or brainstem is sometimes inaccurately referred to as a cyst.
Word Origin and History for inaccurately

inaccurate

adj.

1738, from in- (1) "not" + accurate. Related: Inaccurately (1660s).

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