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synonyms for inexact

  • imprecise
  • ambiguous
  • vague
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Castillo or Swihart do not fit neatly into that inexact formula.
NATIONALS SIGN BLAKE SWIHART TO MINOR LEAGUE DEAL WITH SPRING TRAINING INVITEJESSE DOUGHERTYJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Danish officials crunching similar data slightly differently estimate that it is 36 percent more contagious in their country, although they say their numbers are still so small that the estimates may be inexact.
DENMARK IS SEQUENCING ALL CORONAVIRUS SAMPLES AND HAS AN ALARMING VIEW OF THE U.K. VARIANTMICHAEL BIRNBAUM, MARTIN SELSOE SORENSENJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s a complicated, inexact process that could be untangled by a few extra doses of transparency.
JON LESTER’S REASONABLE CONTRACT LEAVES THE NATIONALS ROOM TO ADDRESS THEIR REMAINING NEEDSJESSE DOUGHERTYJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Studying a new virus in real time is frustratingly inexact, especially when our country has missed crucial opportunities to test and trace thoroughly.
WHAT TWO STUDIES WITH VERY DIFFERENT FINDINGS CAN TELL US ABOUT VOTING IN A PANDEMICMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)NOVEMBER 2, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This again is inexact, since there are no precise figures of population that cover the period.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Now the intensity of a sound indicates its extent only by accident, and therefore in an inexact manner.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
All conclusions which we derive from visual acuteness become very inexact as soon as it is lowered.
SCHWEIGGER ON SQUINTC. SCHWEIGGER
This is only another instance of the singularly inexact and haphazard ways of the Admiralty in those days.
THE STORY OF THE "BRITANNIA"E. P. STATHAM
The conditions which the subtlety of Ming-shu imposed ceased to bind, for their corollary was inexact.
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURSERNEST BRAMAH
Taken in its literal sense, this word is inexact, since those to whom it was applied were inspired by a very high ideal.
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INEXACT

  • all off
  • all wet
  • amiss
  • askew
  • awry
  • defective
  • fallacious
  • false
  • faulty
  • flawed
  • inaccurate
  • inexact
  • invalid
  • misguided
  • mistaken
  • off
  • specious
  • spurious
  • unfounded
  • unsound
  • untrue
  • way off
  • wrong number
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.