Definition of FALLACIOUS

Adjective : FALLACIOUS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) containing or based on a fallacy; "fallacious reasoning"; "an unsound argument" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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. (

    ) based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information; "fallacious hope" ;


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