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fallacy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fallacy

  1. 1 a false idea or belief the once-common fallacy that girls just weren't any good at math Synonyms of fallacy delusion, error, falsehood, falsity, hallucination, illusion, misbelief, misconception, myth, old wives' tale, untruth Words Related to fallacy factoid; superstition; fiction, pretense (or pretence); distortion, inaccuracy, misapprehension, miscomprehension, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misperception, misunderstanding; misinformation, misknowledge, misreport, misrepresentation, misstatement; sophism, sophistry; fib, half-truth, lie, story, tale Antonyms of fallacy truth, verity

  2. 2 the quality or state of being false the fallacy of the notion of spontaneous generation was demonstrated by the Dutch naturalist Leeuwenhoek Synonyms of fallacy erroneousness, fallaciousness, falsehood, falseness, falsity, untruth Words Related to fallacy speciousness, spuriousness; deception, deceptiveness, delusion; inaccuracy, incorrectness; dishonesty, mendaciousness, mendacity, untruthfulness Near Antonyms of fallacy accuracy, actuality, correctness, factuality, factualness, genuineness; credibility, honesty, trustworthiness, truthfulness, veracity Antonyms of fallacy truth, verity



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