Fallacious Fal*la"cious, a. [L. fallaciosus, fr. fallacia: cf. F. fallacieux. See {Fallacy}.] Embodying or pertaining to a fallacy; illogical; fitted to deceive; misleading; delusive; as, fallacious arguments or reasoning. -- {Fal*la"cious*ly}, adv. -{Fal*la"cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • fallaciousness — I noun aberrancy, aberration, bad faith, casuistry, deceit, deception, deceptiveness, defectiveness, delusion, deviation, distortion, equivocation, erroneousness, fallacy, falseness, faultiness, faulty reasoning, fraudulence, illogic,… …   Law dictionary

  • fallaciousness — noun see fallacious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fallaciousness — See fallaciously. * * * …   Universalium

  • fallaciousness — noun The property of being fallacious …   Wiktionary

  • fallaciousness — n. result of erroneous reasoning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fallaciousness — fal·la·cious·ness …   English syllables

  • fallaciousness — noun result of a fallacy or error in reasoning • Derivationally related forms: ↑fallacious • Hypernyms: ↑invalidity, ↑invalidness …   Useful english dictionary

  • fallacious — adjective 1. containing or based on a fallacy fallacious reasoning an unsound argument • Syn: ↑unsound • Similar to: ↑invalid • Derivationally related forms: ↑unsoundness …   Useful english dictionary

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