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Word of the Day

fal·la·cy

ˈfaləsē/

noun

  1. a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound argument.

    “the notion that the camera never lies is a fallacy”

    synonyms: misconceptionmisbeliefdelusionmistaken impression, errormisapprehensionmisinterpretationmisconstructionmistake; untruth,

    • LOGIC

      a failure in reasoning that renders an argument invalid.

    • faulty reasoning; misleading or unsound argument.

      “the potential for fallacy which lies behind the notion of self-esteem”

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