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noun as in wrong idea, impression

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“One of the big misconceptions is that eating fat makes you fat, because it has more calories,” Asprey says.

The history of journalism is filled with hoaxes, sensationalism, and widespread misconceptions.

What do you think are the biggest misconceptions about Scientology?

Casilli says that the Italian bill is based on several misconceptions.

Does your book capitalize on popular misconceptions of 18th century attitudes towards sex?

This fact indicates that at the outset of a student's work in this field he should be guarded against such misconceptions.

An attempt to minimise misconceptions is made by suggesting alternative renderings in the Index.

The supposed poverty of Chopin's parents has given rise to all sorts of misconceptions and misstatements.

He even pointed out the consequences of such misconceptions,—the disciple would be above his Master.

A later editor has shown that it led to some serious misconceptions.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misconceptions, such as: delusion, misunderstanding, misinterpretation, fallacy, fault, and error.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.