fallacious

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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.

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

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.
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"

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]

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:
Translations
خَدّاع، مُضَلِّل
klamnýmylný
falskfejlagtig
villandi; rangur, órökréttur
mylný

fallacious

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

fallacious

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

fallacious

adjirrig; argumenttrugschlüssig

fallacious

[fəˈleɪʃs] adj (frm) → fallace

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.