misbelief

noun mis·be·lief \ ˌmis-bə-ˈlēf \

Definition of misbelief

: erroneous or false belief : heresy

Examples of misbelief in a Sentence

  1. the common misbelief that the Great Wall of China is visible from the moon

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13th century

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