Fallacious



[fuh-ley-shuh s] /fəˈleɪ ʃəs/

adjective
1.
containing a ; logically unsound:
fallacious arguments.
2.
deceptive; misleading:
fallacious testimony.
3.
disappointing; delusive:
a fallacious peace.
/fəˈleɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
containing or involving a fallacy; illogical; erroneous
2.
tending to mislead
3.
delusive or disappointing: a fallacious hope
adj.

c.1500, from fallacy (Latin fallacia) + -ous. Related: Fallaciously; fallaciousness.

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