inaccurate inaccurate  /ɪ ˈnæk jə rət/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not exact

Usage(s):

  1. But Ahmadinejad made the sharper, populist--if inaccurate--appeal: Mousavi represented the Tehran establishment, which was getting rich at the expense of average Iranians.
  2. It wasn't that inaccurate, but it was misstated.
  3. But 38% said it was often inaccurate.

News

  1. Department of Energy talked Hanford to death

    Your article on June 2, 2013, is inaccurate (along with the Web information). The waste storage tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation were not made of stainless steel. They were made of ordinary low-carbon steel. The single shell tanks were not annealed, the double shell tanks were annealed to prevent corrosion.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Olympian

  2. Netanyahu helps dedicate upgraded Holocaust exhibit at Auschwitz

    Inaccurate, dilapidated Communist-era display was remade by Israel’s Yad Vashem research center.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  3. MAR’s Record-Breaking May Pending Sales Numbers May Be Inaccurate

    A change in how MLS-PIN records pending sales, which took effect last month, has rendered the Massachusetts Association of Realtors' (MAR) most recent monthly count of pendings inaccurate.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Banker & Tradesman

Quotes

  1. "I think those statements are wildly inaccurate, and there's no excuse for them," Mr. McCain said from Kabul on the ABC News program "This Week." "I believe we have to win here. I believe in freedom. But the fact is that I think that Mr....
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: John McCain Source: New York Times

  2. "Much of the public's attitude toward Alaska bridges is based on inaccurate portrayals of the projects here," Palin said. "But we need to focus on what we can do, rather than fight over what has happened."
    on Sep 22, 2007 By: Sarah Palin Source: FOXNews

  3. "A lot of the things that were said were factually inaccurate," Clinton said. "I did not ever criticize Senator Obama personally in South Carolina. ...... But I think whenever I defend her, I, A, risk being misquoted, and, B, risk being the...
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Bill Clinton Source: Washington Post

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