miscalculated

[ mis-kal-kyuh-leyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF miscalculated
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At last the child was quiet and slept; but his mother had miscalculated the affair.

She was not a woman to talk of regret for what she had done, or to own that she had miscalculated her game.

The lightkeeper began to think that he must have miscalculated his distance.

He had miscalculated in the blackness of the night and could not locate the ford.

At first he counted; then he fancied he had lost a stroke and miscalculated.

It seemed she had miscalculated the date, and had come a day too late with her interest.

In this he was correct, except that he miscalculated the strength of the Americans.

But he had miscalculated the time which was at his disposal.

Unfortunately I miscalculated and got to the theatre too soon.

In the present instance, however, the “bad man” miscalculated.

WORD ORIGIN

1705; from mis- (1) + calculate. Related: Miscalculated; miscalculating.

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