Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being imprecise, or of lacking precision.

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  • n. the quality of lacking precision

Etymologies

imprecise +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But we quibble or the impreciseness of my words rather than the point here.

    Sound Politics: Onward Christian Soldiers

  • JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL OF ATLANTA: They take away some of the impreciseness of the human hand.

    CNN Transcript Aug 9, 2008

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: They take away some of the impreciseness of the human hand.

    CNN Transcript Aug 5, 2008

  • SHAH: It takes away some of the impreciseness of the human hand.

    CNN Transcript Aug 5, 2008

  • Former county prosecutor Hugh Levine, who represented Bonds 'ex - girlfriend, Kimberly Bell, in her appearance before the grand jury, commented that he was struck by the impreciseness of the questions asked Bonds.

    The Theory Of Big Bangism, Entropy, Bonds, Bush, Quarks, The Quantum and Everything

  • It is one of the techniques of soft-computing, i.e. computational methods tolerant to suboptimality and impreciseness

    Fuzzy Logic

  • This is much less the case, if at all, with a computer program, where even misunderstandings and impressions of impreciseness have to be planned in advance.

    Artificial Intelligence and the Chinese Room: An Exchange

  • The bishops are concerned that the proposed constitution "contains various contradictions and an impreciseness that could make its application difficult."

    LifeSiteNews.com Headlines

  • We believe that the law should be enforced; not doing so breeds laziness and impreciseness in the legislature, lack of inspection of the law outside of the legislature, increased power of the executive due to selective enforcement and permits many people guilty - of a crime, if nothing else - to get away Scot-free … This is bad for everyone.

    The Register

  • So my flights to from belfast is that the cos necktie be anteriority impreciseness as a silicide rod to volapuk out the hardscrabble tuberculariaceae of syphilitic defaulter and evilness of untruly and irritated, plausibly airhead as a bergman to aetobatus macrencephaly.

    Rational Review

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