misassumption

misassumption

(ˌmɪsəˈsʌmpʃən)
n
a wrongful or incorrect assumption
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In Jude, Sue's misassumption of culpability, following the deaths of her and Jude's children, allows Hardy to depict how the moralization of tragic events is, on the one hand, a strategy to survive them, to assign them an explanation in order to bear them--yet also how excruciating such moralizing logic, which makes character wholly responsible for fate, can be.
He created an assumption that if something went wrong he was fully responsible--a misassumption that not only caused him stress but also made those around him reliant on his help.
Her point being, the more young women (even men) involved in the movement, it will have more impact on social issues such as equality and raising awareness of global violence against women without the prejudice and misassumption of being a "femi-Nazi.
One misassumption underlying this is that not all women have care giving responsibilities.
says there is "a fundamental misassumption that CSR engagement can be scaled down to fit SMEs.
Turns out part of the reason solar power has never compared well to fossil-fuel generated energy has been a fundamental misassumption about how to price the power.
That's making the gross misassumption that governments and police in democratic countries are wholly benign or infallible.
This reveals a possibly hidden but dangerous misassumption that men with disabilities are less vulnerable to mistreatment by virtue of their maleness, ignoring the significant change in power dynamics inherent in the disability experience, regardless of gender.
at 145-46 ("[T]he resignation was submitted and accepted under a fundamental misassumption as to the position petitioner was relinquishing.
A common misassumption is that your facility will need a bank of computers so that staff can train online all at the same time.
Characteristically, Arkin provides a combination of key data and penetrating analysis of an initially hesitant air campaign based on the strategic misassumption that Milosevic would fold after a couple of days of token bombing.
But there is an underlying misassumption we make in this drive for engineering credibility and consistency.