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Adjective inexact has 2 senses
  1. inexact - not exact
    exact, direct, verbatim, literal, word-for-word, photographic, rigorous, strict, mathematical, perfect
  2. inaccurate, inexact - not precisely accurate; "an inexact quotation"
    Antonym: precise (indirect, via imprecise)

Definitions from the Web


Part of Speech: Adjective

Definition: Not precise or accurate; approximate.

Example Sentence 1: The measurement he provided was inexact, so we had to take it again.

Example Sentence 2: Her inexact knowledge of the subject was evident in her vague answers.

Example Sentence 3: The detective's inexact description of the suspect led to several false arrests.

Example Sentence 4: The inexact timing of the train made it difficult for commuters to plan their schedules.

Example Sentence 5: Since the map was old and worn, the directions it provided were inexact and caused some confusion.

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