inaccuracy inaccuracy  /ɪ ˈnæk jə rə si/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being inaccurate and having errors

Usage(s):

  1. But he was acutely aware of his journalistic critics and, though he never confessed to inaccuracy, spoke of pursuing a truth that transcended mere facts.
  2. Then the Van Climbers scowl and growl at the inaccuracy of the garbled stories, threaten to sue the offending journals.
  3. We use euphemisms like mendacity and inaccuracy.

News

  • Rep. Ted Franks Retracts Statement that Incidence of Pregnancy From Rape is “Very Low”

    Yesterday, Rep. Ted Franks spoke before a judiciary committee about a bill to ban abortion after the twentieth week.  He urged them to dismiss a Democratic amendment that would allow exceptions for instances of rape, incest and where the health of the mother is in danger. Franks  said, “The incidence of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low.” Aside from the factual inaccuracy and the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

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ambivalent ambivalent
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