Definition: an inaccurate belief
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): misunderstanding, mistake
Antonym(s): fact, truth
1. The scientist wanted to identify the solution’s ingredients so he could clear up the misconception about the liquid’s chemical properties.
2. Because Julie is extremely naïve, she is under the misconception her husband is faithful to her.
3. If you allow Kevin to continue believing the misconception, he’ll never know the truth about his friend.