inexactitude

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

noun

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

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Origin of inexactitude

From French, dating back to 1780–90; see origin at in-3, exactitude
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