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Synonyms for fallacious
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fallacious, unsound(adj)

    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, fraudulent(adj)

    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. fallacious(adj)

    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. fallacious(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fallacious(a)

    Synonyms:
    sophistical, misleading, illusive, untenable, inconsistent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fallacious":

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

How to pronounce fallacious?

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#841bad
#2392false
#10488unstable
#12256misleading
#15352fraudulent
#15937imaginary
#24641deceptive
#28336spurious
#29642unfit
#53805unsound
#55524deceitful
#71862specious
#74880fallacious
#83587ambidextrous
#118197duplicitous
#123607untruthful

How to use fallacious in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Edward Gibbon:

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


Translations for fallacious

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  • неверен, лъжлив, измамен, погрешенBulgarian
  • trügerisch, irreführendGerman
  • erróneoSpanish
  • غلطPersian
  • erheellinen, virheellinen, pettävä, erehdyttävä, harhaanjohtava, paikkansapitämätönFinnish
  • fallacieuxFrench
  • ग़लतHindi
  • жаңылыштык, катаKyrgyz
  • bedrieglijkDutch
  • erróneo, falaciosoPortuguese
  • ложный, обманчивый, ошибочныйRussian
  • felaktigSwedish

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