[ig-zak-ti-tood, -tyood]


the quality of being exact; exactness; preciseness; accuracy.

Origin of exactitude

From French, dating back to 1725–35; see origin at exact, -i-, -tude
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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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