[fuh-ley-shuh s] /fəˈleɪ ʃəs/
containing a ; logically unsound:
a fallacious peace.
containing or involving a fallacy; illogical; erroneous
tending to mislead
delusive or disappointing: a fallacious hope
c.1500, from fallacy (Latin fallacia) + -ous. Related: Fallaciously; fallaciousness.
[fal-uh-see] /ˈfæl ə si/ noun, plural fallacies. 1. a deceptive, misleading, or false notion, belief, etc.: That the world is flat was at one time a popular fallacy. 2. a misleading or unsound argument. 3. deceptive, misleading, or false nature; erroneousness. 4. Logic. any of various types of erroneous reasoning that render arguments logically unsound. […]
noun, Logic. 1. the fallacy of inferring that a property of parts or members of a whole is also a property of the whole (opposed to ). noun the mistake of assuming that what is true of an individual or group is true for the group as a whole
noun, Logic. 1. the fallacy of inferring that a property of the whole is also a property of parts or members of the whole (opposed to ).
- Fallacy of many questions
noun 1. (logic) the rhetorical trick of asking a question that cannot be answered without admitting a presupposition that may be false, as have you stopped beating your wife?