misreckon

[ mis-rek-uh n ]
/ mɪsˈrɛk ən /

verb (used with or without object)

to reckon incorrectly; miscalculate.

Nearby words

  1. mispunctuate,
  2. misquotation,
  3. misquote,
  4. misr,
  5. misread,
  6. misredemption,
  7. misremember,
  8. misreport,
  9. misrepresent,
  10. misrepresentation

Origin of misreckon

First recorded in 1515–25; mis-1 + reckon

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Examples from the Web for misreckon

  • And whereas some have attributed the Dominion to the Man onely, as being of the more excellent Sex; they misreckon in it.

    Leviathan|Thomas Hobbes
  • If I do not misreckon foully the queen spoke of both seeing and speaking with him during her progress hither.

    In Doublet and Hose|Lucy Foster Madison