from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding: had many misconceptions about the new tax program.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a mistaken belief, a wrong idea
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Erroneous conception; false opinion; wrong understanding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Erroneous conception; false opinion; misunderstanding.
- n. Synonyms Misunderstanding, misapprehension, mistake.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an incorrect conception
President Swain was so galled that he made an elaborate reply to what he called misconception and misrepresentations.
Sultan Azlan Shah has spoken on the need to correct what he described as the misconception that the constitutional monarchy was just a symbol devoid of power.
Another common misconception is that adequate commercial technologies simply do not exist.
A common misconception is that nothing grows back once rainforest is cut.
USCKitty-the great misconception is “what would laborers do without the unions”.
The most common misconception is that the second flag raising was staged.
However, The misconception is too widespread for that to be the only cause.
The basic misconception is that tax structures are in any way rational.
"The misconception is that you get a better workout in the gym," explains trainer Jennifer Cohen, author of No Gym Required.
With Hillary's return to Bosnia this week, I also found myself in-country, exploring a land that is wreathed in misconception and myth.
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