miscalculation etymology

English word miscalculation comes from English mis- (Bad or wrong; badly or wrongly. In error. Lack or failure.), English calculation

Detailed word origin of miscalculation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mis- English (eng) Bad or wrong; badly or wrongly. In error. Lack or failure.
calculation English (eng) (countable) An expectation based on circumstances.. (countable) Reckoning, estimate.. (mathematics, countable) The result of calculating.. (mathematics, uncountable) The act or process of calculating.
miscalculation English (eng) An incorrect or mistaken calculation.

Words with the same origin as miscalculation

Descendants of mis-
misapprehension misappropriation misbehavior misconception misconduct misdirect misdirection misfit misfortune mishap misinterpret misinterpretation misjudge mismanagement mismatch misprint misrepresentation misstep mistreat mistreatment mistrial mistrust misunderstand misuse