Hillary, queen of calculated indifference, finally asserted her independence—ferociously.
He took a calculated risk entering the quagmire of Italian politics and it backfired.
Now, in the run for the Republican nomination, irresponsibility is considered a calculated asset.
They calculated that every periodic inspection would cost each carrier $1,275 per airplane.
You have to wonder: accidental slip, or calculated confession?
We calculated to dissolve the partnership and strike out for ourselves elsewhere.
Carlotta's nearness was having its calculated effect on Max Wilson.
An advance of a half mile daily was not calculated to excite the nerves.
How calculated is this precedure to allay animosities and unite hearts!
And he calculated somewhat on the diversion he would find in building a home for the woman he so dearly loved.
1863, "devised beforehand," past participle adjective from calculate. Earlier, "suited, apt" (1722).
1560s, "to compute, to estimate by mathematical means," from Latin calculatus, past participle of calculare "to reckon, compute," from calculus (see calculus). Meaning "to plan, devise" is from 1650s. Replaced earlier calculen (mid-14c.), from Old French calculer. Related: Calculable.