fallacious fallacious  /fə ˈleɪ ʃəs/


  1. (adj) containing or based on a fallacy
  2. (adj) intended to deceive
  3. (adj) based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information


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  1. Darlene challenged the fallacious claim made by a newspaper that she had abetted the commission of the crime.
  2. Some wise people are arguing that it is fallacious to assume that corruption was disappear merely after the enactment of a bill.


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    I believe that every Republican should be forced to read Jennifer Floyd Engel’s article (See: “Standing with Wendy and staying Republican”). It is well-reasoned and points out fallacious political ideology.
    on July 21, 2013     Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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