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  2  definitions  found 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exactness 
  n  :  the  quality  of  being  exact;  "he  demanded  exactness  in  all 
  details";  "a  man  of  great  exactitude"  [syn:  {exactitude}] 
  [ant:  {inexactness}] 




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