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synonyms for misconception

  • delusion
  • fallacy
  • misinterpretation
  • misunderstanding
  • error
  • fault
  • misapprehension
  • misconstruction
  • mistake
  • mistaken belief
See also synonyms for: misconceptions
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antonyms for misconception

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  • certainty
  • fact
  • reality
  • surety
  • truth
  • accuracy
  • correction
  • correctness
  • comprehension
  • perception
  • understanding
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How to use misconception in a sentence

According to a new study, there are a number of similar misconceptions about how certain consumer behaviors, like using plastic bags, actually affect the environment.
REUSABLE GROCERY BAGS AREN’T AS ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY AS YOU MIGHT THINKKAT ESCHNEROCTOBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
At the same time, there’s a common misconception that financial literacy is only for kids.
COVID SHOWED WHY WE NEED TO MAKE FINANCIAL LITERACY A NATIONAL PRIORITYJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
The two also discussed the malicious intent that SEOs project onto Google and its employees, common misconceptions, why the response to questions is so often “it depends,” and the SEO rumors that Splitt wishes were true.
VIDEO: BARRY SCHWARTZ AND GOOGLE’S MARTIN SPLITT DISCUSS STRAINED RELATIONS WITH THE SEARCH COMMUNITYGEORGE NGUYENSEPTEMBER 23, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Like most misconceptions that stick around, there’s a little truth to it.
FEELING SICK AFTER GETTING A FLU SHOT IS A NORMAL (AND EVEN GOOD!) THINGKATHERINE ELLEN FOLEYSEPTEMBER 11, 2020QUARTZ
The story is complex and it’s important to highlight where China is making promising advances in useful AI applications and to challenge common misconceptions, as well as to caution against problematic uses.
CHINA AND AI: WHAT THE WORLD CAN LEARN AND WHAT IT SHOULD BE WARY OFHESSY ELLIOTTJULY 3, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
A religion built upon the doctrine of Free Will and human responsibility to God is built upon a misconception and must fall.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
This is their great mistake, and arises from a misconception of the character and ways of Deity.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
On this subject much difference of opinion and misconception prevail.
A STATISTICAL INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND TREATMENT OF EPILEPSYALEXANDER HUGHES BENNETT
He was even ready to swallow such an affront as that, thinking it might be offered him under a misconception of his meaning.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
To talk, therefore, about forging the iron while it was hot proved a misconception of the actual state of matters.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
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WORDS RELATED TO MISCONCEPTION

  • error
  • falsehood
  • falseness
  • falsity
  • inaccuracy
  • incorrectness
  • misconception
  • misinterpretation
  • misunderstanding
  • untruth
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