What does misperception mean?

Definitions for misperceptionˌmɪs pərˈsɛp ʃən

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  1. misperception(Noun)

    an incorrect perception

  2. Origin: mis- + perception

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misperception(noun)

    erroneous perception


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misperception in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misperception in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mike Gold:

    I would caution anyone from popping the champagne quite yet, this matter is rife with the opportunity for misperception and misunderstanding.

  2. Bijan Khajehpour:

    They connect dual citizens like Siamak who are active in business and society as 'agents of infiltration', which is a complete misperception.

  3. Katie Stockton:

    In reality, the Dow Theory doesn't call for it in this kind of scenario, so it's really a misperception, or a bad interpretation of Dow Theory, so it would matter if the Dow industrials were in a down trend and were breaking out and trying to reverse that down trend, then you would want to see that confirmation from the transports.

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