Definitions for misconception-kənˈsɛp ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mis•con•ceiveˌmɪs kənˈsiv(v.t.; v.i.)-ceived, -ceiv•ing.

  1. to interpret wrongly; misunderstand.

Origin of misconceive:


mis`con•cep′tion-kənˈsɛp ʃən(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misconception(noun)

    an incorrect conception

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. misconception(noun)ˌmɪs kənˈsiv

    an incorrect understanding or opinion

    people's misconceptions about Islam


  1. misconception(Noun)

    a mistaken belief, a wrong idea

  2. Origin: misconceive + -tion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misconception(noun)

    erroneous conception; false opinion; wrong understanding

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a wrong idea or impression.

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