from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Containing or based on a fallacy: a fallacious assumption.
- adj. Tending to mislead; deceptive: fallacious testimony.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Characterized by fallacy; false or mistaken.
- adj. Deceptive or misleading.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Embodying or pertaining to a fallacy; illogical; fitted to deceive; misleading; delusive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to, of the nature of, or embodying fallacy; deceptively erroneous or misleading.
- Of a deceptive quality; having a misleading appearance.
- Synonyms Fallacious, Delusive, Deceptive; deceiving, deceitful, misleading, sophistical, elusory, illusive, false, disappointing. Deceptive may be used where there is or is not an attempt to deceive; in delusive and fallacious the intent to deceive is only figurative: as, a fallacious argument; a delusive hope. See deceptive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. intended to deceive
- adj. containing or based on a fallacy
- adj. based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information
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