Origin of exactitude
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But he shares with Foster Wallace a gift for exactitude, erudition, and moral concern.Charles D’Ambrosio’s X-Ray Vision Is On Full Display In His New Essay Collection.
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The idea of a competition in which exactitude and standards are paramount being decided by a Yiddish word is a little ferkakte.Mazel Tov, Arvind! But Are You Sure It’s Not Kneydl?
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What shall I say of the steadiness and exactitude of his hand?Albert Durer
T. Sturge Moore
It was cut across with an exactitude of mathematical certainty.Invaders from the Infinite</p>
John Wood Campbell
Nor, it must be admitted, was she herself any pronounced stickler for exactitude.The Magnificent Montez
Their steadiness, their swiftness and exactitude were unsurpassable.
Yet I have no doubt of the exactitude of the statement in your letter.
- the quality of being exact; precision; accuracy
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Word Origin and History for exactitude
1734, from French exactitude (17c.), from exact (see exact(adj.)).
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