Definition of inaccurate in English:

inaccurate

adjective

  • Not accurate.

    ‘false or inaccurate descriptions of goods’
    ‘a forecast that proved wildly inaccurate’
    • ‘In addition, some of the details in the article are quite simply 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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Studies of passive smoking can be inaccurate because they rely on subjects to be honest about the amount they smoke.’
    • ‘Records of food cooking temperatures were missing, inaccurate and even falsified.’
    • ‘What seemed like a superb piece of investigative reporting was, in fact, sloppy and inaccurate.’
    • ‘The report is a nonsense, based on findings known to be inaccurate, and is full of such inconsistencies.’
    • ‘Of course such a first impression is unjust and most probably inaccurate.’
    • ‘But it would be both inaccurate and unfair to paint too bleak a picture of education in England.’
    • ‘The account of English obscenity laws in the book is wildly inaccurate.’
    • ‘This research into our pay has never been challenged, contradicted or proved inaccurate.’
    • ‘He seemed obsessed with discussing a film rather than the food and made a number of inaccurate observations.’
    • ‘I do think the article was offensive, inaccurate, poorly timed and unnecessary.’
    • ‘They might think it an inaccurate, even a rather patronising way to describe their contributions.’
    • ‘I had the wildly inaccurate thought that it never rained in Southern California.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Many customers have been billed and others have been sent inaccurate bills.’
    inexact, imprecise, incorrect, wrong, erroneous, faulty, imperfect, flawed, defective, unsound, unreliable
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Pronunciation

inaccurate

/ɪnˈækjərət//inˈakyərət/