misbelief

[mis-bi-leef]
noun
1.
erroneous belief; false opinion.
2.
erroneous or unorthodox religious belief.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English; see mis-1, belief

disbelief, misbelief, unbelief.
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misbelief (ˌmɪsbɪˈliːf)
 
n
a false or unorthodox belief

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Much of the misbelief with which emotion has fantasied alcohol derives from a cloudy conception of its general metabolism.
Another common misbelief is that generic drugs take longer to work.
It is a common misbelief that computerized and advanced equipment mikes no errors in measurement.
There is a common misbelief that the deeper a well, the cleaner the water.
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