misconception definition

  • noun:
    • A mistaken thought, idea, or thought; a misunderstanding: had many misconceptions in regards to the brand-new taxation program.
    • a mistaken belief, a wrong idea
    • Erroneous conception; false opinion; wrong comprehension.
    • Erroneous conception; false opinion; misunderstanding.
    • Synonyms Misunderstanding, misapprehension, blunder.
    • an incorrect conception

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