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Definition of "misconceiving" [misconceiving]

  • Present participle of misconceive. (verb)
  • Having false ideas; misleading. (adjective)

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Use "misconceiving" in a sentence
  • "We already discussed the second form of this deluded outlook toward a transitory network as “mine,” namely misconceiving our aggregates, such as our body or womb, as something for this solid “me” to control and use as I like."
  • "With far too many Americans misconceiving Planned Parenthood as both a depository for indiscriminate abortions and an enabler of premature sex, it is difficult to maintain a positive outlook for the future."
  • "The problem is that by misconceiving the fundamental economic problem as “how to get to the perfectly competitive equilibrium” point instead of “how to discover what the perfectly competitive equilibrium point is,” most anti-trust enthusiasts over-estimate the potential for government action to improve matters."