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misreckon

[ mis-rek-uhn ]
/ mɪsˈrɛk ən /
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verb (used with or without object)
to reckon incorrectly; miscalculate.
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Origin of misreckon

First recorded in 1515–25; mis-1 + reckon
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How to use misreckon in a sentence

  • 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
  • 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
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