Definition of misconception in English:

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misconception

Pronunciation: /mɪskənˈsɛpʃ(ə)n/

noun

A view or opinion that is incorrect because based on faulty thinking or understanding: public misconceptions about AIDS remain high
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
misapprehension, misunderstanding, mistake, error, mix-up, misinterpretation, misconstruction, misreading, misjudgement, misbelief, miscalculation, false impression, illusion, fallacy, delusion;
the wrong idea

Words that rhyme with misconception

conception, contraception, deception, exception, inception, interception, perception, reception
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