Example sentences for: imprecise

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

  • (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."

  • Instead, they came up with the imprecise platform tennis, which, to the average person, simply means an `elevated court.

  • Does it provide proof that death is no longer taboo, or are such euphemisms the victims of a modern contempt for flowery, imprecise language?

  • In targeting esoteric words used by lawyers in place of ordinary ones under the pretense of precision, it seems to me that the author is wasting ammunition on words like reasonable, substantial , and satisfactory . They are words of ordinary speech, with which juries are quite comfortable, and lawyers are as aware as everybody else that they are imprecise.

  • Handbook of Pronunciation (Thomas Y. Crowell, 1964), Which is imprecise and hard to interpret in many places.

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