verb (used with or without object), mis·cal·cu·lat·ed, mis·cal·cu·lat·ing.
- misc. doc.,
- miscarriage of justice
Origin of miscalculate
Examples from the Web for miscalculation
That miscalculation could mean serious trouble in terms of actuarial soundness.With More Competition and Choice, Obamacare Might Not Be So Horrible|Nick Gillespie|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What they most have to fear is their own wimpiness –-or miscalculation.
He simply stated the miscalculation that had defined much of his life and mine.
"This will raise regional tensions and increase the risk of miscalculation, confrontation and accidents," she said.U.S. Uses B-52 Bombers to Brush Back Chinese Expansion|Nico Hines|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But of course Kerry hasn't exactly bowled the world over lately with his misstatements, so maybe this is a miscalculation.
They corrected their miscalculation by broadening the division of the wall between the fourth and fifth bay of the aisles.The Ground Plan of the English Parish Church|A. Hamilton Thompson
Ustd Al-qul must have made some miscalculation either as to the furnaces or the materials.The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
There has always been a miscalculation about the weight of counter-balance; they are universally too heavy.Stories of the Railroad|John A. Hill
That was determined by his Russian miscalculation and by his subsequent and consequent defeat at Leipsic.The French Revolution|Hilaire Belloc
It is now universally admitted that our last Continental war—the Crimean war—was a monstrous error and miscalculation.