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fallacy

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2 the quality or state of being false
  • the fallacy of the notion of spontaneous generation was demonstrated by the Dutch naturalist Leeuwenhoek

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The first known use of fallacy was in the 15th century

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“Fallacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fallacy. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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