HyperDic: sophism

English > 1 sense of the word sophism:
NOUNcognitionsophism, sophistry, sophisticationa deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity / ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
English > sophism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity / ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone.
Synonymssophistry, sophistication
Broaderfallacy, false beliefA misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
Spanishargucia, sofisma, sofismo, sofista, sofistería
Catalansofisma, sofista, sofística
Adjectivessophisticplausible but misleading
Nounssophistsomeone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious

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