un·​cal·​cu·​lat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈkal-kyə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce uncalculated (audio) \

Definition of uncalculated

: not planned or thought out beforehand : spontaneous uncalculated confrontations

Examples of uncalculated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As the visionary behind the bespoke floral design studio, Bloom & Plume, in Echo Park, Los Angeles, Harris is renowned for his whimsical arrangements, placing flowers with fruit, fronds and decor items in a seemingly uncalculated bouquet. Jillian Dara, Forbes, 16 May 2022 For me, dictionaries are a portal into that kind of uncalculated knowledge-seeking. New York Times, 13 Sep. 2021 But even as President Obama continues transferring people from Guantánamo and Donald J. Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, promises to bring back techniques, now banned, such as waterboarding, the human toll has gone largely uncalculated. Sam Roberts, New York Times, 12 Aug. 2021 Her seemingly uncalculated fashion is anything but. Jessica Iredale, Town & Country, 24 Jan. 2021 To expose their soft underbelly (or loose underbelly as the case may be), the better to appear open and uncalculated with their peers. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, 19 July 2017

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First Known Use of uncalculated

1641, in the meaning defined above

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23 May 2022

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“Uncalculated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncalculated. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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