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fallacious

adjective

1 fallacious

Containing or based on a fallacy:
— Fallacious reasoning.

synonym: unsound.

Roget 477: intuitive, instinctive, impulsive; independent of reason, anterior to reason; gratuitous, hazarded; unconnected.    unreasonable, illogical, false, unsound, invalid; unwarranted, ... show more

Roget 495: erroneous, untrue, false, devoid of truth, fallacious, apocryphal, unreal, ungrounded, groundless; unsubstantial etc. 4; heretical etc. ... show more



2 fallacious

Intended to deceive:
— Fallacious testimony.

synonyms: deceitful, fraudulent.

3 fallacious

Based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information.


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