[ UK /mɪskənsˈɛpʃən/ ]
[ US /mɪskənˈsɛpʃən/ ]
  1. an incorrect conception
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How To Use misconception In A Sentence

  • She also outlined another misconception that could explain the suspicion research nurses often encounter among other nurses.
  • It is a commonly held misconception, due to the informal traditions of electronic communication, that e-mails carry less weight than letters on headed notepaper.
  • gentled" him all over his miserable frame, as he lay panting and overpowered on the sawdust, conquered and convinced at last, all his mistakes and misconceptions of other people came before him, as plainly as if Taffy himself had spoken them; so plainly, that he wondered at himself. Parables From Nature
  • However, this misconception serves to desex women by denying them their right to freedom of sexual expression.
  • Two misconceptions about the Treaty of Maastricht have been allowed to gain currency.
  • In other words, the name "governmentalism," while intended as a word of opprobrium for socialism, really indicates the amazing misconception which the critics have of the nation itself, and of the relation of the nation's life to its self-direction. The Arena Volume 4, No. 20, July, 1891
  • Misconception number two is that fat cells migrate to treated areas from other parts of the body to keep an even distribution of body fat.
  • We are now in a position to notice, without any danger of misconception, what is called the segmental theory of the skull. Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata
  • It appears, worryingly, that these misconceptions are shared by many of our politicians.
  • That said, I don't think your note was uncharitable, but generally sounded the normal problems and misconceptions Protestants have with the Faith.
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