Synonyms of 'inaccurate'
The reports were based on inaccurate information.
He denied that his evidence was incorrect.
That was the wrong answer – try again.
She obviously had a mistaken view.
Their interpretation was faulty.
She's careless about her personal hygiene.
unreliable, , ,
The figures were unreliable because the sample sizes were too small.
The conclusions they have come to are completely erroneous.
The thinking is muddled and fundamentally unsound.
The charges were vague and imprecise.
wide of the mark,
That comparison isn't as wide of the mark as it seems.
Our calculations were only slightly out.
Forecasting was an inexact science.
off-base (US, Canadian, informal), , ,
way off-beam (informal),
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in the sense of careless
done or acting with insufficient attentionShe's careless about her personal hygiene.
in the sense of erroneous
based on or containing an error or errorsThe conclusions they have come to are completely erroneous.
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