contrary to popular belief
Definition of contrary to popular belief
: despite what many people believe Contrary to popular belief, these animals are not really dangerous to humans.
Word by Word Definitions
: being so different as to be at opposite extremes : opposite
: being opposite to or in conflict with each other
: being not in conformity with what is usual or expected
: contrariwise, contrarily
: of or relating to the general public
: suitable to the majority: such as
: adapted to or indicative of the understanding and taste of the majority
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