He has the calm demeanor of a law professor, and speaks in measured, but not calculating, terms.
Cressida is not really suited for that kind of calculating existence of briefing and counter-briefing.
But given the measurement error inherent in calculating GDP, this is very nearly a distinction without a difference.
They did not strike her as calculating or devious; maybe a bit hapless.
“You are a snake,” she concluded, after calculating something on her computer.
Do not suppose that I am asking you to be a cold-blooded, calculating person.
It is the work of a cold, calculating, and dictatorial nature.
They have provisions enough growing to supply three times their number, and they are calculating on a large increase this season.
They were calculating that they were making their homes for life.
Now there came into the childish face a look of shrewd and calculating wisdom.
1710, "carrying out calculations," present participle adjective from calculate. Meaning "shrewdly or selfishly seeking advantage" is attested from c.1810.
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.