Fallacy synonyms

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(Law) A mistake in judgment or procedure of a court of record, usually prejudicial to one of the parties
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Something that deceives, as an illusion, or is meant to deceive, as a fraud
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A plausible but fallacious argument.
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An inconsistent act, remark, etc.
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Sophistry is the deliberate use of a false argument with the intent to trick someone or a false or untrue argument.
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The application of general principles of ethics to specific problems of right and wrong in conduct, in order to solve or clarify them
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An evasion of the main point as by emphasizing some petty detail; cavil
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The act of eluding or avoiding, particularly the pressure of an argument, accusation, charge, or interrogation; artful means of eluding.
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Deceit is defined as the act of being dishonest using a trick or telling a lie.
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(Psychiatry) A false, persistent belief maintained in spite of evidence to the contrary
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An equivocal statement or expression.
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A deceptive stratagem or device:
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The state of being in error; the quality of being erroneous.
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The characteristic or quality of being inexact; a lack of precision, accuracy, or certainty.
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An error in reasoning
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The action of perverting someone or something; humiliation; debasement.
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A bias is defined as a line sewn or cut diagonally across fabric.
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A leaning toward one side in a lawsuit; an opinion held favoring one side without having heard the case; a predisposition or bias. See also dismissal (dismissal with prejudice) and (dismissal without prejudice).
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The definition of a preconception is a notion, opinion or idea that you have formed before going into something, sometimes based on bias or prejudice.
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An inference or conclusion that does not follow from the premises or evidence.
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An error in reasoning
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The state or quality of being deceptive
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A partial alienation of reason. [Early 19th century.]
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The quality or condition of being false.
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An error in reasoning
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An error in reasoning
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The definition of an illusion is an idea or something you can see that isn’t real.
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being specious.
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Alternative form of equivoque.
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Something contrived or made up to achieve an end, especially by deceiving; a stratagem or ruse:
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Doubtfulness or uncertainty as regards interpretation:
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A violation of good manners; breach of etiquette
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(Uncountable, philosophy) A state in which one is logically compelled to contradict oneself.
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An incorrect or mistaken calculation
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A peculiarity of behavior; an idiosyncrasy:
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A defect, fault, or imperfection, especially one that is hidden.
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A petty or trivial objection or criticism.
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Irrelevance.
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The definition of an erratum is a mistake found in something already printed.
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The state of being invalid; lack of validity.
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(Religion) A doctrine held by a member of a religion at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from Roman Catholic dogma.
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The condition or quality of being heterodox.
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A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding:
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(Uncountable) Any system of thought, whether rigorous and productive or not, especially one associated with a particular person.
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A motive for an action or a determination.
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(Slang, uncountable) The police.
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An error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness.
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(Archaic, rare) Mendacity, deceitfulness; the trait of a person who is mendacious and deceitful.
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A fallacious or illogical argument or conclusion.
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True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality.
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Truthfulness; sincerity:
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All or part of the right side
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Something demonstrated to exist or known to have existed:
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Evidence is defined as something that gives proof or leads to a conclusion.
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Confidence; assurance:
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The totality of all things possessing actuality, existence, or essence.
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The characteristic of being false.
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The condition of being false; lack of truth.
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The property of being spurious.
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An erroneous or false idea
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a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
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Find another word for fallacy. In this page you can discover 77 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fallacy, like: error, deception, sophism, inconsistency, illogicality, sophistry, casuistry, quibble, quibbling, evasion and deceit.