HyperDic: fallacious

English > 3 senses of the word fallacious:
ADJECTIVEallfallacious, unsoundcontaining or based on a fallacy
allfallacious, deceitful, fraudulentintended to deceive
allfallaciousbased on an incorrect or misleading notion or information
fallacious > pronunciation
Soundsfahley'shahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > fallacious: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningContaining or based on a fallacy.
Example"fallacious reasoning"
Synonymunsound
BroaderinvalidHaving no cogency or legal force
Spanishfalaz
Nounsfallaciousnessresult of a fallacy or error in reasoning
fallacya misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
English > fallacious: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIntended to deceive.
Example "fallacious testimony"
Synonymsdeceitful, fraudulent
Broaderdishonest, dishonorabledeceptive or fraudulent
Spanishengañoso, falso, fraudulento
Catalanenganyós, fals, fraudulent
English > fallacious: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningBased on an incorrect or misleading notion or information.
Example"fallacious hope"
Broaderincorrect, wrongnot correct
Spanishfalaz
Nounsfallaciousnessresult of a fallacy or error in reasoning

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