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English Dictionary: exactness by the DICT Development Group
2 results for exactness
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. the quality of being exact; "he demanded exactness in all details"; "a man of great exactitude"
    Synonym(s): exactness, exactitude
    Antonym(s): inexactitude, inexactness
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Exactness \Ex*act"ness\, n.
      1. The condition of being exact; accuracy; nicety; precision;
            regularity; as, exactness of jurgement or deportment.
      2. Careful observance of method and conformity to truth; as,
            exactness in accounts or business.
                     He had . . . that sort of exactness which would have
                     made him a respectable antiquary.      --Macaulay.
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