Definitions for fallaciousfəˈleɪ ʃəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fallacious, unsound(adj)

    containing or based on a fallacy

    "fallacious reasoning"; "an unsound argument"

  2. deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent(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"

  3. fallacious(adj)

    based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information

    "fallacious hope"

Wiktionary

  1. fallacious(Adjective)

    Characterized by fallacy; false or mistaken.

  2. fallacious(Adjective)

    Deceptive or misleading.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fallacious(adj)

    embodying or pertaining to a fallacy; illogical; fitted to deceive; misleading; delusive; as, fallacious arguments or reasoning

  2. Origin: [L. fallaciosus, fr. fallacia: cf. F. fallacieux. See Fallacy.]


Translations for fallacious

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  • неверен, лъжлив, измамен, погрешенBulgarian
  • trügerisch, irreführendGerman
  • erróneoSpanish
  • erheellinen, virheellinen, pettävä, erehdyttävä, harhaanjohtava, paikkansapitämätönFinnish
  • fallacieuxFrench
  • жаңылыштык, катаKyrgyz
  • bedrieglijkDutch
  • erróneo, falaciosoPortuguese
  • ложный, обманчивый, ошибочныйRussian
  • felaktigSwedish

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