misimpression

[mis-im-presh-uhn]
noun
a faulty or incorrect impression; a misconception or misapprehension.

Origin:
1660–70; mis-1 + impression

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His manner is countrified enough to give people a comfortable misimpression of his intelligence and sophistication.
The problem here arose not from counsel's ignorance of the law, but rather from the court's misimpression regarding it.
Hopefully this will clear up any misimpression by the public.
Unfortunately, this combined billing sometimes leads to the misimpression that our water rates are high.
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