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Monday January 23, 2017

Fallacious (fuh-LAY-shuhs)

False, deceptive, misleading or unsound

Usage Examples

  • The fallacious report didn't have an ounce of truth in it.
  • He believed all of the fallacious information provided by the seller regarding the cars condition until it broke down just two days after buying it.

Word Usage Tip

A FALLACY is an illogically reasoned or false statement. It may draw references or conclusions from unknown facts or premises.

  • The information he gave me was misleading and full of fallacies.

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