Definitions

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  • n. misconception

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Misconception.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Misconception; misunderstanding; erroneous opinion.
  • To judge wrongly; misconceive; form a false opinion about.

Etymologies

mis- +‎ conceit (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The apostles, beating upon that general misconceit of the Jews about the kingdom of the

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. V.

  • When free forgiveness of sins, and life everlasting, is preached in Jesus Christ, without our works; when the mercy of God is proclaimed in its freedom and fulness, the heart of man is subject to a woful misconceit of Christ, as if by these a latitude were given, and a liberty proclaimed to men to live in sin.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • But then again, there is a misconceit among people that this holy and spiritual walking is not of common obligation, but peculiar to the preachers of the gospel.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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