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Definition of "inexactitude" [in•ex•act•i•tude]

  • Lack of exactitude; inexactness. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inexactitude" in a sentence
  • "Nothing endures, nothing is precise and certain (except the mind of a pedant), perfection is the mere repudiation of that ineluctable marginal inexactitude which is the mysterious inmost quality of Being."
  • "That would be, in my opinion, a kind of inexactitude worse than that to which we are exposed in admitting the details supplied by the texts."
  • "So, if you take a figure of approximately Rs 52,000 crore, one third of this would certainly be absorbed by the upstream companies, the government would certainly absorb 50% or more, the kind of inexactitude is really about the balance"