Definition of misconception in English:

misconception

Line breaks: mis|con¦cep¦tion
Pronunciation: /mɪskənˈsɛpʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

A view or opinion that is incorrect because based on faulty thinking or understanding: public misconceptions about AIDS remain high
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  • A lot of the original points of view were based on misconceptions about the other side's point of view.
  • There is no reason why the views and misconceptions which exist in the workplace should be any different from society generally.
  • But the idea that people oppose media intrusion is based on misconceptions that are rarely challenged.
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verb
be of the opinion; think or suppose