Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Lack of exactitude; inexactness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A lack of exactness; something inexact or imprecise

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inexactness; uncertainty.
  • n. Something inexact; an instance of an inexact statement, measurement, etc..

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being inexact or inaccurate; inexactness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being inaccurate and having errors

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  • This, like sesquipedalian, is a word that describes itself, or so think I.

    December 10, 2006