Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Imperfect or erroneous perception.

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

  • noun Erroneous perception.

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  • noun an incorrect perception

Etymologies

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mis- + perception

Examples

  • It also depends on how psychologists use the term misperception and assist their clients to manage life problems.

    Cognitive science

  • Growth in revenue would be achieved through both organic and acquisitive expansion, he said, dispelling what he described as a misperception that Basil Read's past growth had been predominantly through acquisitions.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Growth in revenue would be achieved through both organic and acquisitive expansion, he said, dispelling what he described as a misperception that Basil Read's past growth had been predominantly through acquisitions.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Growth in revenue would be achieved through both organic and acquisitive expansion, he said, dispelling what he described as a misperception that Basil Read's past growth had been predominantly through acquisitions.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Growth in revenue would be achieved through both organic and acquisitive expansion, he said, dispelling what he described as a misperception that Basil Read's past growth had been predominantly through acquisitions.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Growth in revenue would be achieved through both organic and acquisitive expansion, he said, dispelling what he described as a misperception that Basil Read's past growth had been predominantly through acquisitions.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Growth in revenue would be achieved through both organic and acquisitive expansion, he said, dispelling what he described as a misperception that Basil Read's past growth had been predominantly through acquisitions.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • But that misperception is not going to lead to anybody anywhere pulling out.

    Print More Euros, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • A popular misperception is that all vaccines are given at the same dose to infants and adults.

    Vaccines and Society

  • This misperception is so common that it has a name: the Tithonus Error.

    Almost Immortal or Ageism? (The Boomer Blog)

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