Definition Of miscalculating


calculate (an amount, distance, or measurement) wrongly.

She told him she had miscalculated the amount of money she needed for stock and was in danger of losing her customers if she couldn't meet her commitments.

Example Of miscalculating

  • And now he is miscalculating America's response to his continued deceit and his consistent grasp for weapons of mass destruction.

  • As history shows, he badly miscalculated the magnitude of the US response.

  • As so often before, however, Louis XIV miscalculated how foreigners would view his actions.

  • ‘If this was an attempt to buy off the unions before the conferences, they have seriously miscalculated ,’ he said.

  • ‘We've simply miscalculated our tax payments and are willing to pay the remaining sum,’ the company spokesperson told The Jakarta Post.

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