Inaccuracy vs Misconception - What's the difference?

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Inaccuracy is a related term of misconception.


As nouns the difference between inaccuracy and misconception

is that inaccuracy is (uncountable) the property of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy while misconception is a mistaken belief, a wrong idea.

inaccuracy

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) The property of being inaccurate; lack of accuracy.
  • (countable) A statement, passage etc. that is inaccurate or false.
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  • (uncountable) Incorrect calibration of a measuring device, or incorrect use; lack of precision.
  • Synonyms

    * (property) imprecision, incorrectness, inexactness * (inaccurate/false statement etc.) error, mistake, fault

    Antonyms

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    misconception

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a mistaken belief, a wrong idea
  • There are several common misconceptions about the theory of relativity.
    You're obviously under the misconception that I care about your problems.
    He thought that a misconception meant becoming pregnant with a girl.