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sophistry

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noun soph·ist·ry \ˈsä-fə-strē\

Simple Definition of sophistry

  • : the use of reasoning or arguments that sound correct but are actually false

  • : a reason or argument that sounds correct but is actually false

Full Definition of sophistry

  1. 1 :  subtly deceptive reasoning or argumentation

  2. 2 :  sophism 1

14th Century

First Known Use of sophistry

14th century



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