Example sentences for: imprecise

How can you use “imprecise” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • [ 21 ] have shown that there is a strong degree of concordance between the report of mother and the report of daughter about foods consumed during this age period, although others have shown that recall of diet from the distant past is imprecise [ 22 ] . However, in the absence of dietary data actually collected during adolescence, recall of high school diet provides the best estimate of possible relationships between diet during adolescence and the risk of breast cancer.

  • (In a 1992 report to the National Science Foundation, Ekman and several co-authors reject the term "smirk" on the grounds that it's too coarse and imprecise, "ignoring differences between a variety of different muscular actions to which [it] may refer, and mixing description with inferences about meaning or the message which [it] may convey."

  • To describe the Homer of the movie (Jake Gyllenhaal) as a lad with coal dust on his face and stars in his eyes would be both softheaded and imprecise.

  • Dosages were imprecise but hunters claimed to know what would happen with some cases of overdosing.

  • So, it may seem a little thing, but imbued with the Orwellian desire to combat imprecise language that makes lies sound truthful and murder respectable, "Today's Papers" would urge the WP to rewrite such stories thus: "..


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