- adj.VERBS▪ beADVERB▪ coldly▪
She caught a coldly calculating glint in the other woman's eye.PHRASES▪ cold and calculating▪
He has a cold and calculating mind.
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Calculating — Cal cu*la ting, a. 1. Of or pertaining to mathematical calculations; performing or able to perform mathematical calculations. [1913 Webster] 2. Given to contrivance or forethought; forecasting; scheming; as, a cool calculating disposition. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
calculating — calculating; un·calculating; … English syllables
Calculating — Cal cu*la ting, n. The act or process of making mathematical computations or of estimating results. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
calculating — index artful, cold blooded, collusive, discreet, judicious, machiavellian, pensive, politic, provident … Law dictionary
calculating — (adj.) 1710, carrying out calculations, prp. adjective from CALCULATE (Cf. calculate). Meaning shrewdly or selfishly seeking advantage is attested from c.1810 … Etymology dictionary
calculating — circumspect, *cautious, wary, chary Analogous words: *deliberate, designed, considered, studied, premeditated: designing, scheming, plotting (see corresponding verbs under PLAN n): wily, guileful, crafty, artful, cunning, *sly Antonyms: reckless … New Dictionary of Synonyms
calculating — [adj] scheming to manipulate artful, canny, careful, cautious, chary, circumspect, considerate, contriving, crafty, cunning, designing, devious, discreet, gingerly, guarded, guileful, intelligent, Machiavellian, manipulative, politic,… … New thesaurus
calculating — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ selfishly scheming. DERIVATIVES calculatingly adverb … English terms dictionary
calculating — [kal′kyəlāt΄iŋ] adj. 1. shrewd or cunning, esp. in a selfish way; scheming 2. performing calculations … English World dictionary
calculating — calculatingly, adv. /kal kyeuh lay ting/, adj. 1. capable of or made for performing calculations, esp. arithmetical calculations: a calculating machine. 2. shrewd; cautious: a wise and calculating lawyer. 3. selfishly scheming: a cold and… … Universalium