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Synonyms of 'imprecise'

(adjective) 
Definition
inexact or inaccurate
The charges were vague and imprecise.
Synonyms
indefinite
a person of indefinite age
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estimated
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rough
We were only able to make a rough estimate.
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vague
His answer was deliberately vague.
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loose
We came to some sort of loose arrangement before he went home.
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ambiguous
His remarks clarify an ambiguous statement given earlier this week.
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inaccurate
The reports were based on inaccurate information.
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sloppy (informal)
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woolly
It is no good setting vague, woolly goals – we need a specific aim.
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hazy
I have only a hazy memory of what he was like.
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indeterminate
I hope to carry on for an indeterminate period.
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wide of the mark
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equivocal
Her equivocal response gave nothing away.
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inexact
Forecasting was an inexact science.
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inexplicit
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blurred round the edges
Opposites

Additional synonyms

in the sense of ambiguous
Definition
having more than one possible interpretation
His remarks clarify an ambiguous statement given earlier this week.
Synonyms
in the sense of equivocal
Definition
of doubtful character or sincerity
Her equivocal response gave nothing away.
in the sense of hazy
Definition
dim or vague
I have only a hazy memory of what he was like.

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