Definition of Misperception

1. n. Erroneous perception.



Definition of Misperception

1. Noun. an incorrect perception ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misperception

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Misperception

mispell
mispelling
mispelt
mispen
mispenned
mispenning
mispens
mispense
misper
misperceive
misperceived
misperceiver
misperceivers
misperceives
misperceiving
misperception (current term)
misperceptions
misperformance
misperformances
mispers
mispersuade
mispersuaded
mispersuades
mispersuading
mispersuasion
mispersuasions
misphrase
misphrased
misphrases
misphrasing

Literary usage of Misperception

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Resource Conservation: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"WMI is convinced that the main problem with Swampbuster is misperception. While we understand that misperception can lead to very real anxiety, ..."

2. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1837)
"Monomania of misperception of Relations of Ideas ; with accurate perceptions, clearness and fidelity of the senses, regular suggestions or impulses of the ..."

3. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Such influences include the misperception that most people smoke, the perceived desirable social image of smoking, the appeal of cigarette advertising and ..."

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