malobservation love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Incorrect observation; the act of seeing or observing wrongly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Erroneous observation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An erroneous observation.

Etymologies

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mal- +‎ observation

Examples

  • The large number of observers, the duration of the appearances, the correct information conveyed, and the affidavits make it hard to dismiss this story as a product of fraud, delusion, or malobservation.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • The large number of observers, the duration of the appearances, the correct information conveyed, and the affidavits make it hard to dismiss this story as a product of fraud, delusion, or malobservation.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • The large number of observers, the duration of the appearances, the correct information conveyed, and the affidavits make it hard to dismiss this story as a product of fraud, delusion, or malobservation.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • It will be convenient, however, to make only one class of all the inductions of which the error lies in not sufficiently ascertaining the facts on which the theory is grounded; whether the cause of failure be malobservation, or simple non-observation, and whether the malobservation be direct, or by means of intermediate marks which do not prove what they are supposed to prove.

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive

  • In times when the appearance of that personage in a visible form was thought to be no unfrequent occurrence, it has doubtless often happened to persons of vivid imagination and susceptible nerves, that talking of the devil has caused them to fancy they saw him; as even in our more incredulous days, listening to ghost stories predisposes us to see ghosts; and thus, as a prop to the _a priori_ fallacy, there might come to be added an auxiliary fallacy of malobservation, with one of false generalization grounded on it.

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive

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