inexactitude

[ in-ig-zak-ti-tood, -tyood ]
/ ˌɪn ɪgˈzæk tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud /
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noun

the quality or state of being inexact or inaccurate; inexactness.
an instance of this.

Origin of inexactitude

From French, dating back to 1780–90; see origin at in-3, exactitude
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Word Origin and History for inexactitude

inexactitude


n.

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

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