American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding: had many misconceptions about the new tax program.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Erroneous conception; false opinion; misunderstanding.
- n. Synonyms Misunderstanding, misapprehension, mistake.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Erroneous conception; false opinion; wrong understanding.
- n. an incorrect conception
- misconceive + -tion (Wiktionary)
“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.”
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“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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