What is the difference between inaccuracy and accuracy?

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Inaccuracy is an antonym of accuracy.


As nouns the difference between inaccuracy and accuracy

is that inaccuracy is (uncountable) the property of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy while accuracy is the state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; nicety; correctness.

inaccuracy

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) The property of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy.
  • (countable) A statement, passage etc. that is inaccurate or false.
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  • (uncountable) Incorrect calibration of a measuring device, or incorrect use; lack of precision.
  • Synonyms

    * (property) imprecision, incorrectness, inexactness * (inaccurate/false statement etc.) error, mistake, fault

    Antonyms

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    accuracy

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Noun

    (accuracies)
  • The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; nicety; correctness
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  • *:At her invitation he outlined for her the succeeding chapters with terse military accuracy? ; and what she liked best and best understood was avoidance of that false modesty which condescends, turning technicality into pabulum.
  • Exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; degree of conformity of a measure to a true or standard value.
  • Synonyms

    * correctness * truthfulness

    Antonyms

    * inaccuracy

    See also

    * precision * integrity * exactness * fidelity