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misconception

mis·con·cep·tion

misconception

 
 
pronunciation:
mIs kn sep shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: an error in understanding or conceiving; wrong notion or idea.
It is a common misconception that weight and mass are the same thing.
 
synonyms:
fallacy, illusion, misapprehension, misinterpretation, misunderstanding
similar words:
delusion, error, misbelief, miscalculation, misjudgment, misreading, mistake
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