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Pronunciation:  fu'leyshus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information; "fallacious hope"
  2. [adj]  intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"
  3. [adj]  containing or based on a fallacy; "fallacious reasoning"; "an unsound argument"

FALLACIOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: deceitful, dishonest, dishonorable, fraudulent, incorrect, invalid, unsound, wrong



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fal*la"cious\, a. [L. fallaciosus, fr. fallacia: cf.
F. fallacieux. See {Fallacy}.]
Embodying or pertaining to a fallacy; illogical; fitted to
deceive; misleading; delusive; as, fallacious arguments or
reasoning. -- {Fal*la"cious*ly}, adv. -{Fal*la"cious*ness},

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