Example sentences for: imprecise

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

  • 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: "..

  • In other countries, animals are similarly saddled with precisely imprecise sound effects, such as gnaf-gnaf for a French poodle, or wanwan for a Japanese akita.

  • 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.

  • The summit, "with its all-night sessions and constant brushes with disaster, was a setting in which Clinton's penchant for keeping all the balls in the air at once seemed to thrive," said the Post . "Clinton relied on a personal style of charm, persistence, and language that could be artfully imprecise," particularly when Netanyahu sought his assurance that the United States would release Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard.

  • Ann Noble, a sensory scientist-flavor chemist in the viticulture and enology department at the University of California, Davis, would ban from the wine-tasting lexicon whole pages of words that she deems imprecise, vague, or hedonic (her word).


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