Definition of inaccurate in English:

inaccurate

adjective

  • Not accurate.

    ‘false or inaccurate descriptions of goods’
    ‘a forecast that proved wildly inaccurate’
    • ‘Many customers have been billed and others have been sent inaccurate bills.’
    • ‘I had the wildly inaccurate thought that it never rained in Southern California.’
    • ‘In addition, some of the details in the article are quite simply inaccurate.’
    • ‘They argue that data about whale populations are inaccurate and more research is needed.’
    • ‘He blamed some failings on vague and inaccurate systems of data collection.’
    • ‘But it would be both inaccurate and unfair to paint too bleak a picture of education in England.’
    • ‘This research into our pay has never been challenged, contradicted or proved inaccurate.’
    • ‘Records of food cooking temperatures were missing, inaccurate and even falsified.’
    • ‘Studies of passive smoking can be inaccurate because they rely on subjects to be honest about the amount they smoke.’
    • ‘Of course such a first impression is unjust and most probably inaccurate.’
    • ‘Your reporter has been inaccurate in her presentation of the facts too.’
    • ‘Long term effects of inaccurate insulin supply can be severe and include damage to the eyes, heart and kidneys.’
    • ‘I do think the article was offensive, inaccurate, poorly timed and unnecessary.’
    • ‘Predictions that the jubilee would flop have proved to be wildly inaccurate.’
    • ‘He said the residents' group was making a number of misleading and inaccurate statements.’
    • ‘The report is a nonsense, based on findings known to be inaccurate, and is full of such inconsistencies.’
    • ‘They might think it an inaccurate, even a rather patronising way to describe their contributions.’
    • ‘What seemed like a superb piece of investigative reporting was, in fact, sloppy and inaccurate.’
    • ‘The account of English obscenity laws in the book is wildly inaccurate.’
    • ‘He seemed obsessed with discussing a film rather than the food and made a number of inaccurate observations.’
    inexact, imprecise, incorrect, wrong, erroneous, faulty, imperfect, flawed, defective, unsound, unreliable
    out, adrift, wide of the mark, off target
    fallacious, false, mistaken, untrue, not true, not right
    falsified, distorted, garbled
    off beam, full of holes
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Pronunciation:

inaccurate

/ɪnˈakjʊrət/