Meaning of “misconception” in the English Dictionary


"misconception" in American English

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misconceptionnoun [ C ]

us /ˌmɪs·kənˈsep·ʃən/

an idea that is wrong because it is based on a failure to understand a situation:

[ + that clause ] It’s a common misconception that Americans think only about money.

(Definition of “misconception” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)