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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mistake in figuring out.

Usage examples (35)
  • Plot holes and hit-or-miss acting aside, the moviemakers’ most grievous miscalculation is that it’s just too long.
  • Finally, Webb's dark prophecies about the law-he calls it a "miscalculation" - are unconvincing:
  • At the worst it could only be called a miscalculation -- a mistake.
  • He called the miscalculation a "combination of arrogance and isolation fueled by the traditional oligarchy in Honduras." for more
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