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inexactitude

[in-ig-zak-ti-tood, -tyood] /ˌɪn ɪgˈzæk tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being inexact or inaccurate; inexactness.
2.
an instance of this.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < French; see in-3, exactitude
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Word Origin and History for inexactitude
n.

1786, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + exactitude.

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