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synonyms for miscalculation

  • blunder
  • error
  • misinterpretation
  • misjudgment
  • misunderstanding
  • blow
  • miscount
  • misestimation
  • misreckoning
  • miss
  • overestimation
  • overvaluation
  • slip
  • underestimation
  • undervaluation
  • mixup
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antonyms for miscalculation

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  • accuracy
  • correction
  • success
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How to use miscalculation 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 CONTROLROBYN DIXONDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If you hadn’t seemed too enamored of him before the breakup, well, perhaps you’d just miscalculated your feelings.
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Conventional aircraft always take off with a bit of fuel to spare, but they can always make an emergency landing if they miscalculate.
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They plainly miscalculated both the BA and Marriott fines by a huge margin, and they don’t really deny it.
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They had miscalculated their plans for conquest, and from that miscalculation arises our good fortune.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
He made a miscalculation during the forenoon and received warning; a second offense would mean punishment.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Napoleon made a miscalculation, as most critics think, in giving Grouchy so large a force.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. 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 BONAPARTEWILLIAM 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
The miscalculation in my case happened to be the opposite way, but his reverence did not think proper to lose his jest.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
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WORDS RELATED TO MISCALCULATION

  • blooper
  • blunder
  • bonehead play
  • boo-boo
  • bungle
  • error
  • false move
  • faux pas
  • flub
  • flummox
  • foul-up
  • gaffe
  • goof-up
  • miscalculation
  • miscue
  • misstep
  • muddle
  • muff
  • oversight
  • screwup
  • slipup
  • snafu
  • whoops
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.