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fal·la·cious

 (fə-lā′shəs)
adj.
1. Containing or based on a fallacy: a fallacious assumption.
2. Tending to mislead; deceptive: fallacious testimony.

fal·la′cious·ly adv.
fal·la′cious·ness n.
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fallacious

(fəˈleɪʃəs)
adj
1. (Logic) containing or involving a fallacy; illogical; erroneous
2. tending to mislead
3. delusive or disappointing: a fallacious hope.
falˈlaciously adv
falˈlaciousness n
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fal•la•cious

(fəˈleɪ ʃəs)

adj.
1. containing a fallacy; logically unsound: fallacious arguments.
2. deceptive; misleading.
[1500–10; < Latin fallāx deceitful]
fal•la′cious•ly, adv.
fal•la′cious•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fallacious - containing or based on a fallacyfallacious - containing or based on a fallacy; "fallacious reasoning"; "an unsound argument"
invalid - having no cogency or legal force; "invalid reasoning"; "an invalid driver's license"
2.fallacious - intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"
dishonest, dishonorable - deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
3.fallacious - based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information; "fallacious hope"
incorrect, wrong - not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions"
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fallacious

adjective incorrect, wrong, mistaken, false, misleading, untrue, deceptive, spurious, fictitious, illogical, erroneous, illusory, delusive, delusory, sophistic, sophistical Their argument is fallacious.
Quotations
"The conclusion of your syllogism, I said lightly, is fallacious, being based upon licensed premises" [Flann O'Brien At Swim-Two-Birds]
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fallacious

adjective
1. Containing fundamental errors in reasoning:
2. Containing an error or errors:
Idioms: all wet, in error, off base, off the mark.
3. Tending to lead one into error:
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Translations
خَدّاع، مُضَلِّل
klamnýmylný
falskfejlagtig
villandi; rangur, órökréttur
mylný

fallacious

[fəˈleɪʃəs] ADJ (= incorrect) → erróneo; (= misleading) → engañoso, falaz
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fallacious

[fəˈleɪʃəs] (formal) adj [idea, argument, reason] → fallacieux/euse
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fallacious

adjirrig; argumenttrugschlüssig
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fallacious

[fəˈleɪʃs] adj (frm) → fallace
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fallacy

(ˈfӕləsi) plural ˈfallacies noun
a wrong idea or belief, usually one that is generally believed to be true; false reasoning. That belief is just a fallacy.
fallacious (fəˈleiʃəs) adjective
wrong, mistaken or showing false reasoning. a fallacious argument.
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