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Meaning of MISCONCEPTION

Pronunciation:  `miskun'sepshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an incorrect conception
 

MISCONCEPTION is a 13 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Antonyms: concept, conception, construct
 
 See Also: delusion, erroneous belief, error, fallacy, false belief, fancy, fantasy, hallucination, idea, illusion, mirage, misapprehension, mistake, misunderstanding, phantasy, self-deceit, self-deception, thought

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis`con*cep"tion\, n.
Erroneous conception; false opinion; wrong understanding.
--Harvey.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abuse of terms, airy nothing, autism, bubble, catachresis, chimera, clerical error, contorting, corrigendum, daydream, deception, deluded belief, delusion, dereism, distortion, dream, dream vision, dreamland, dreamworld, eisegesis, erratum, error, failure, false belief, fault, faute, garbling, gloss, human error, ignis fatuus, illusion, malentendu, malobservation, misapplication, misapprehension, misbelief, miscalculation, miscarriage, miscitation, misconstruction, miscount, misdeal, misexplanation, misexplication, misexposition, misidentification, misintelligence, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misplay, misprint, misquotation, misreading, misrendering, misreport, miss, misstatement, mistake, mistranslation, misunderstanding, misuse, misuse of words, perversion, pipe dream, self-deceit, self-deception, self-delusion, squeezing, torturing, trick, trip, twisting, typo, typographical error, vapor, wrenching, wrong impression
 

 

 

 

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