Inaccurate and Proper


Inaccurate adjective - Not being in agreement with what is true.
Usage example: he claimed that the TV ratings were inaccurate because they didn't take into account all those viewers in health clubs

Proper is an antonym for inaccurate.

Nearby Words: inaccuracy, inaccurately


Proper adjective - Being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard.
Usage example: there is really more than one proper way to pronounce that word in English

Inaccurate is an antonym for proper in topics: mannerly, conventional, incorrect.

Nearby Words: property, properly

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Dune II The Harkonnen Death hand is a missile which can destroy pretty much anything it hits, but is so inaccurate you need to Save Scum for a proper hit.
  • He was sent a letter from someone, informing him that his accent was very inaccurate and giving him instructions on how to do a proper one.
  • Is not to be confused with A.K.A.-47 where Real Life weapons are simply renamed in their proper context or Improperly Placed Firearms where they are used in an inaccurate context.
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Proper or Inaccurate. 2016. Accessed November 26, 2022.
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