Definitions and translations for "fallacy"

Definition of fallacy

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1. Deceptive or false appearance; deceitfulness; that which misleads the eye or the mind; deception.
2. An argument, or apparent argument, which professes to be decisive of the matter at issue, while in reality it is not. A specious argument.
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English - English - fallacy

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n. untruth, falsehood; misconception; mistake; illusion, delusion

English - Spanish - fallacy

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s. falacia, cosa falsa, falencia, sofisma

English - French - fallacy

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n. erreur, fausse supposition, illusion

English - German - fallacy

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n. Trugschluß; irrige Ansicht; Irrtum; Täuschung

English - Indonesian - fallacy

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n. kekeliruan, pendapat yg salah

English - Italian - fallacy

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s. credenza errata; falso ragionamento, fallacia, inganno, falsità; (Filos) sofisma

English - Polish - fallacy

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n. błąd, błędność, mylność, przesąd, nieprawdziwość, błędne mniemanie, fałszywe rozumowanie, sofizmat, wykrętność

English - Portuguese - fallacy

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s. falácia, sofisma; logro, fraude; engano; ilusão

English - Romanian - fallacy

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n. falsitate, eroare, absurditate, aberaţie, erezie, sofism, concluzie greşită

English - Russian - fallacy

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с. ошибка, заблуждение, обманчивость, софизм, ложный вывод

English - Turkish - fallacy

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i. yanlış inanış, safsata, mantıksızlık, yanlış

English - Ukrainian - fallacy

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n. помилка, обманливість, неправдивість

English - Dutch - fallacy

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zn. denkfout, drogreden; illusie

English - Greek - fallacy

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ουσ. απάτη, σφαλερότης, σφαλερότητα, πλάνη, σόφισμα

English - Arabic - fallacy

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‏مغالطة، فكرة خاطئة، مظهر خادع‏

English - Chinese - fallacy

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(名) 谬误; 谬见; 谬论

English - Chinese - fallacy

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(名) 謬誤; 謬見; 謬論

English - Hindi - fallacy

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n. भ्रम, ग़लतापना, भ्रमजनकता, हेत्वाभास, भांति, तकार्भास, अशुद्धि

English - Japanese - fallacy

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(名) 誤った考え; 誤った推理; 虚偽

English - Korean - fallacy

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명. 그릇된 생각, 잘못; 오류; 기만, 허위

English - Vietnamese - fallacy

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n. lối ngụy biện, luận quá
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Synonyms for fallacy
deviation from truth: inconsistency, delusion, deceit, evasion, quibble, quibbling