AskDefine | Define inexactness

Dictionary Definition

inexactness n : the quality of being inaccurate and having errors [syn: inexactitude] [ant: exactness]

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English

Etymology

From in- + exact + -ness.

Noun

  1. The characteristic or quality of being inexact; a lack of precision, accuracy, or certainty.
    The vague inexactness of her answers suggested that she had no idea what was correct.
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