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fallacious

fallacious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fallacious

Definition
(adj) containing or based on a fallacy
Synonyms : unsound
Example Sentence
  • fallacious reasoning
  • an unsound argument

Definition
(adj) intended to deceive
Synonyms : deceitful , fraudulent
Example Sentence
  • deceitful advertising
  • fallacious testimony
  • smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice
  • a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes

Definition
(adj) based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information
Example Sentence
  • fallacious hope

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fallacious

fallacious.split it like fallac+ious...if you just concentrate on fallac..it look like FALSE,......so THINK that SOMETHING is based on a FALSE OR incorrect notion.....
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by preetisoni2411

basically this word is taken from... fallacia..means deceitful......so something which is deceitful is always based on misleading and incorrect notion.
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by preetisoni2411

the root fall means to deceive,if u remember this root it will in other words like infallible-not prone to error falsify-lie
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by adonis

It sounds like malicious ,,, malicious software "misleads" us , its "harmful"
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by somabrata

fall ante padesdhi so some thing harmful
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by saiprasadsetty

fal(falthu in hindi) =>means waste which is not correct(lie)
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by kruz

fallacious - misleading and fall from height.(false,misleading)
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by sansecretcp

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