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misconception

[mis-kuh n-sep-shuh n] /ˌmɪs kənˈsɛp ʃən/
noun
1.
an erroneous conception; mistaken notion.
Origin of misconception
1655-1665
1655-65; mis-1 + conception
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misconception

/ˌmɪskənˈsɛpʃən/
noun
1.
a false or mistaken view, opinion, or attitude
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Word Origin and History for misconception
n.

1660s, from mis- (1) + conception. Related: Misconceptions.

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