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Synonyms for fallacious
fəˈleɪ ʃəsfal·la·cious

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  1. fallacious, unsoundadjective

    containing or based on a fallacy

    "fallacious reasoning"; "an unsound argument"

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

    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"

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

    correct, honorable, valid, right, honest

  3. fallaciousadjective

    based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information

    "fallacious hope"

    unsound, deceitful, fraudulent

    correct, right, honest, honorable, valid

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. fallaciousadjective

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

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  1. fallaciousadjective

    sophistical, misleading, illusive, untenable, inconsistent

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  1. List of paraphrases for "fallacious":

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

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  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. Edward Gibbon:

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

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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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