But Johnston says she thinks this is more a calculated ploy for publicity than a groundbreaking move.
Hillary, queen of calculated indifference, finally asserted her independence—ferociously.
We calculated that the floors that would be hit would be three or four floors.
Now, in the run for the Republican nomination, irresponsibility is considered a calculated asset.
You have to wonder: accidental slip, or calculated confession?
We calculated to dissolve the partnership and strike out for ourselves elsewhere.
I calculated that this rate of speed would keep her about stationary on the water.
An advance of a half mile daily was not calculated to excite the nerves.
That study is calculated to show us that the mores define right and wrong.
And he calculated somewhat on the diversion he would find in building a home for the woman he so dearly loved.
1863, "devised beforehand," past participle adjective from calculate. Earlier, "suited, apt" (1722).
1560s, "to compute, to estimate by mathematical means," from Latin calculatus, past participle of calculare "to reckon, compute," from calculus (see calculus). Meaning "to plan, devise" is from 1650s. Replaced earlier calculen (mid-14c.), from Old French calculer. Related: Calculable.