The act or practice of tricking; use of tricks; deception; fraud
The definition of an inconsistency is the state of not being the same throughout.
Subtle but misleading or false reasoning; sophistry, often, specif., about moral issues
Doubtfulness or uncertainty as regards interpretation:
Something which is irrational or brought forth by irrational action, judgement, idea or thought.
Deceptive or fallacious argumentation.
The use of deceit.
Pedantry is an excessive attention to the rules or paying strong attention to the minor points of learning.
Find another word for sophistries. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sophistries, like: trickeries, inconsistencies, fallacies, casuiistries, ambiguities, irrationalities, sophistications, sophisms, deceptions and pedantries.