misconception misconception  /mɪs kən ˈsɛp ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an incorrect conception

Usage(s):

  1. The big misconception is that I'm a loner.
  2. There is a common misconception among Americans that Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves with a stroke of his pen.
  3. Another misconception had been caused by Rocky himself.

News

  1. Search Realty Addresses the Common Misconceptions about Condo Ownership

    Search Realty takes a look at a new trend revealing how homebuyers are now opting for a condo over a single-family home and addresses some of the common misconceptions about condo ownership. (PRWeb June 08, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10669982.htm
    on June 9, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Keep homes protected by adding flood coverage insurance

    Many people are preparing their homes for heavy rain that could accompany hurricane season, but Florence State Farm Insurance agent Jim Stewart says there's a common misconception that many people have when it comes to making sure homes are protected.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WMBF News Myrtle Beach

  3. Breaking News

    There is a common misconception that successful innovation, say the idea to create the iPad, comes from some flash of genius coming up with an idea for a new product.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Ashland Daily Press

Quotes

  1. "There is a misperception that this department can continue funding our troops in the field for an indefinite period of time through accounting maneuvers, that we can shuffle money around the department. This is a serious misconception," Gates...
    on Nov 14, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: FOXNews

  2. "The American misconception concerning Iran's nuclear weapons is liable to lead to a regional Yom Kippur where Israel will be among the countries that are threatened," Dichter said in a speech in a suburb south of Tel Aviv, according to his...
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: Avi Dichter Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The key thing is just to be able to show there's a capacity to stand with those others and there's a misconception about what a front-runner looks like," said Huckabee, who trails several rivals in fundraising, polls and organization.
    on May 3, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Carlisle Sentinel

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