Data were collected from 32 groups nested within two cultural contexts on pluralistic ignorance regarding receptiveness to various kinds of interpersonal feedback. Pluralistic ignorance was operationalized as the average difference between ratings of own receptiveness and ratings of the perceived receptiveness of others within a particular group. An overall effect of pluralistic ignorance was found which varied as a function of valence (whether the feedback was positive or negative) and mode (whether the feedback concerned ideas, behaviors, or feelings). Pluralistic ignorance was greater when the feedback was negative and when the feedback concerned feelings. In addition, pluralistic ignorance was found to vary as a function of cultural context. On the other hand, pluralistic ignorance did not vary at all as a function of groups, contrary to what was expected given previous conceptualizations of pluralistic ignorance. The data were taken as evidence that pluralistic ignorance in receptiveness to feedback may be due to social desirability and certain cognitive biases.