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Synonyms for fallacy
ˈfæl ə sifal·la·cy

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. fallacy

    A delusion is a mistaken conviction, an illusion a mistaken perception or inference. An illusion may be wholly of the senses; a delusion always involves some mental error. In an optical illusion the observer sees either what does not exist, or what exists otherwise than as he sees it, as when in a mirage distant springs and trees appear close at hand. We speak of the illusions of fancy or of hope, but of the delusions of the insane. A hallucination is a false image or belief which has nothing, outside of the disordered mind, to suggest it; as, the hallucinations of delirium tremens. Compare DECEPTION; INSANITY.

    delusion, error, hallucination, illusion, phantasm

    actuality, certainty, fact, reality, truth, verity

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 6 votes

  1. fallacy

    sophistry, error, blunder, misconception, bugbear, fiction, delusion, chimera

    truth, verity, fact, logic, argument, soundness, proof, postulate, axiom

Princeton's WordNet3.7 / 3 votes

  1. fallacy, false beliefnoun

    a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning

    false belief

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  1. fallacynoun

    illusion, deception, deceit, delusion, mistake, error, misconception, misapprehension

  2. fallacynoun

    sophism, sophistry, deceitful argument

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  1. fallacynoun

    deception, delusion, misconception, sophism, sophistry, paralogism

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  1. List of paraphrases for "fallacy":

    falsehood, misconception, illusion, mistake

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Fallacy":

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  1. Lopez Obrador:

    America First is a fallacy.

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    One must judiciously retrospect not just his actions but also reactions of the other in order to arrive at a sensible conclusion. The primary fallacy is that you're assuming that the other is functioning out of awareness - which is falsity and this further aggrevates the mental agony, driving you farther from reality. Watch on!

  3. Daniel Goleman:

    There's a little fallacy that we have to enrich our children's experience with every kind of lesson and every kind of sport and every kind of club, and that backfires at a certain point.

  4. Nadif Jama:

    The fallacy and satanic mindset of Al-Shabaab is that in Somalia, they kill Muslims and Somalis, they cross the border here and then say they are killing non-Muslims. That is a tricky way of doing business.

  5. Jack Donson:

    I've never seen in my entire career a suicide watch lasting more than a week, so the context of him committing suicide while on watch, that's just a fallacy.

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