OTHER WORDS FROM miscalculatemis·cal·cu·la·tion, nounmis·cal·cu·la·tor, noun
How to use miscalculate in a sentence
Asked whether the poison dose had been miscalculated, he said operatives had “added a bit more” to be sure.In Russia, tough new laws and stepped-up defiance abroad mark Putin’s shift toward unfettered control|Robyn Dixon|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
If you hadn’t seemed too enamored of him before the breakup, well, perhaps you’d just miscalculated your feelings.
Conventional aircraft always take off with a bit of fuel to spare, but they can always make an emergency landing if they miscalculate.SpaceX Starship Prototype Exploded, but It’s Still a Giant Leap Towards Mars|Hugh Hunt|December 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
They plainly miscalculated both the BA and Marriott fines by a huge margin, and they don’t really deny it.UK watchdog reduces Marriott data breach fine to $23.8M, down from $123M|Natasha Lomas|October 30, 2020|TechCrunch
Her slight miscalculation of how to fix the situation leads to her driving around the gas pump.Slow Motion Tiger Jump, a Tornado at the Rose Bowl and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A bigger miscalculation is the off-screen death of Arnold Rothstein.'Boardwalk Empire' Left New Jersey and Lost Its Way|Allen Barra|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
We left off with Cyrus making a grave miscalculation as his chief of staff.Scandal’s Most Scandalous Character: Jeff Perry on Playing Cyrus|Kevin Fallon|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They had miscalculated their plans for conquest, and from that miscalculation arises our good fortune.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
He made a miscalculation during the forenoon and received warning; a second offense would mean punishment.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Napoleon made a miscalculation, as most critics think, in giving Grouchy so large a force.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
The cause may have been physical or it may have been moral, but it was probably a political miscalculation.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Ignorance of this fact has very frequently led to a miscalculation of the time of confinement.The Physical Life of Woman:|Dr. George H Napheys