HyperDic: false_belief

English > 1 sense of the expression false belief:
NOUNcognitionfalse belief, fallacya misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
English > false belief: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning.
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

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