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Synonyms for fallacious
fəˈleɪ ʃəsfal·la·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fallacious, unsoundadjective

    containing or based on a fallacy

    "fallacious reasoning"; "an unsound argument"

    Synonyms:
    mentally ill, bad, deceitful, unfit, fraudulent, unstable, unsound

    Antonyms:
    honorable, valid, right, correct, honest

  2. deceitful, fallacious, fraudulentadjective

    intended to deceive

    "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"

    Synonyms:
    double-tongued, fraudulent, two-faced, deceitful, double-dealing, double-faced, ambidextrous, duplicitous, unsound

    Antonyms:
    correct, honorable, valid, right, honest

  3. fallaciousadjective

    based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information

    "fallacious hope"

    Synonyms:
    unsound, deceitful, fraudulent

    Antonyms:
    correct, right, honest, honorable, valid

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fallaciousadjective

    Synonyms:
    deceptive, delusive, deceiving, illusive, illusory, misleading, disappointing, false

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fallaciousadjective

    Synonyms:
    sophistical, misleading, illusive, untenable, inconsistent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fallacious":

    specious, misleading, spurious, untruthful, false, imaginary, deceptive

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#12256misleading
#15352fraudulent
#15937imaginary
#24641deceptive
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#83587ambidextrous
#118197duplicitous
#123607untruthful

How to use fallacious in a sentence?

  1. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Do not always trust the spoken word because lies are easy when one cannot verify with facts; but the eyes can instantly nullify a thousand fallacious spoken words.

  2. Primo Levi:

    Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features.

  3. Edward Gibbon:

    The laws of probability, so true in general, so fallacious in particular.


Translations for fallacious

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  • погрешен, неверен, лъжлив, измаменBulgarian
  • trügerisch, irreführendGerman
  • erróneoSpanish
  • غلطPersian
  • erheellinen, paikkansapitämätön, harhaanjohtava, erehdyttävä, pettävä, virheellinenFinnish
  • fallacieuxFrench
  • ग़लतHindi
  • ката, жаңылыштыкKyrgyz
  • bedrieglijkDutch
  • falacioso, erróneoPortuguese
  • обманчивый, ложный, ошибочныйRussian
  • felaktigSwedish

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