What does misconception mean?

Definitions for misconception-kənˈsɛp ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misconception(noun)

    an incorrect conception


  1. misconception(Noun)

    a mistaken belief, a wrong idea

  2. Origin: misconceive + -tion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misconception(noun)

    erroneous conception; false opinion; wrong understanding


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misconception in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misconception in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Darren Guccione:

    This is a misconception because their identity is the very' value' that is at stake.

  2. Emil Cioran:

    Criticism is a misconception: we must read not to understand others but to understand ourselves.

  3. George Soros:

    Stock market bubbles don't grow out of thin air. They have a solid basis in reality, but reality as distorted by a misconception.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's a misconception that Beauty is the Eye of beholder. In my view, Beauty must be in the Heart of beholder for her true appreciation.

  5. House Speaker John Boehner:

    And there's a lot of good ideas and a lot of bad ideas that float through here. But it's, in my view, a misconception of the so-called special interests.

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