HyperDic: fallacy

English > 1 sense of the word fallacy:
NOUNcognitionfallacy, false beliefa misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
fallacy > pronunciation
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English > fallacy: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning.
Synonymfalse belief
Narrowerlogical fallacyA fallacy in logical argumentation
paralogismAn unintentionally invalid argument
pathetic fallacyThe fallacy of attributing human feelings to inanimate objects
pseudoscienceAn activity resembling science but based on fallacious assumptions / assumptions
sophism, sophistry, sophisticationA deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity / ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
BroadermisconceptionAn incorrect conception
Adjectivesfallaciouscontaining or based on a fallacy

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