Associations to the word «Calculated»


CALCULATED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of calculate
CALCULATED, adjective. Produced by calculation
CALCULATED MISTAKE, noun. An intentional error, usually to avoid some worse outcome, especially when done as a ruse.

Dictionary definition

CALCULATED, adjective. Carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.