inexactitude inexactitude

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. He said: 'The right honorable gentleman committed a terminological inexactitude.
  2. He said: 'The right honorable gentleman committed a terminological inexactitude.
  3. With the British a lie becomes a terminological inexactitude which is praised by the world as diplomacy of a high order.

Quotes

  • ...notes Woodward called him an "old friend," gave him the characteristics of a night owl and a bachelor, a man of extreme temper, journalistically savvy but loathing of their "inexactitude and shallowness."
    on May 16, 2005 By: Bob Woodward Source: MSNBC (press release)

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