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Fallacious

Fallacious Meaning & Definition
Fallacious Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Fallacious?

[adj] based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information; "fallacious hope"
[adj] intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"
[adj] containing or based on a fallacy; "fallacious reasoning"; "an unsound argument"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Fallacious: deceitful | dishonest | dishonorable | fraudulent | incorrect | invalid | unsound | wrong

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Fallacious In Webster's Dictionary

\Fal*la"cious\, a. [L. fallaciosus, fr. fallacia: cf. F. fallacieux. See {Fallacy}.] Embodying or pertaining to a fallacy; illogical; fitted to deceive; misleading; delusive; as, fallacious arguments or reasoning. -- {Fal*la"cious*ly}, adv. -{Fal*la"cious*ness}, n.

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