Inaccuracy



[in-ak-yer-uh-see] /ɪnˈæk yər ə si/

noun, plural inaccuracies for 1.
1.
something ; error.
2.
the quality or state of being .
/ɪnˈækjʊrəsɪ/
noun (pl) -cies
1.
lack of accuracy; imprecision
2.
an error, a mistake, or a slip
n.

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

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