Calculated and Deliberate


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Calculated adjective – Decided on as a result of careful thought.
Usage example: took a calculated risk and got in on the ground floor of the new enterprise

Deliberate is a synonym for calculated in purpose topic. In some cases you can use "Deliberate" instead an adjective "Calculated", when it comes to topics like purposeful, deliberately planned. popular alternative
Nearby Words: calculate, calculation, calculating, calculable, calculator
Synonyms for Calculated


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Deliberate adjective – Decided on as a result of careful thought.
Usage example: the judge made a deliberate decision to impose the maximum sentence

Calculated is a synonym for deliberate in intentional topic. You can use "Calculated" instead an adjective "Deliberate", if it concerns topics such as purpose, purposeful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: deliberation, deliberately, deliberated, deliberative, deliberating
Synonyms for Deliberate

Things that words describes

effort calculated effort deliberate effort
move calculated move deliberate move
attack calculated attack deliberate attack
lack calculated lack deliberate lack
Other nouns: attempt, murder, use, way, act, plan, decision, shift, insult, version, gambit, ploy, tactic, attempts.

Both words in one sentence

  • Useful Notes / World War I The whole genocide was very deliberate and calculated, giving a glimpse of what the disturbing future would bring.
  • Parodied in Goodness Gracious Me with the character of "Malkit X", an Indian man who insists that everything around him is a calculated and deliberate insult to his race.
    Source: Malcolm Xerox
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