Adjective(1) containing or based on a fallacy(2) intended to deceive(3) based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information
(1) As this magazine reluctantly pointed out at the time, it is based on a fallacious theory that the brain works in strict hierarchical order: that the midbrain develops before the cortex.(2) Speculation that MMR could be replaced by a series of individual vaccines was based on fallacious reasoning and would return Britain to the ├ö├ç├┐dark ages├ö├ç├û, he said.(3) It is also a fallacious argument that heavy vehicles alone account for the recurring accidents.(4) Alex is hawk-eyed when it comes to spotting lazy reasoning or fallacious argument, and lightning-fast at exposing it where it occurs.(5) However, a careful examination of the proposed agreement exposes this argument as fallacious .(6) We believe that argument to be absurd and fallacious , and hope that defenders of liberty will recognise that it is exactly this kind of panic-stricken measure that will most gratify the killers.(7) Both the settlers and the far left believed that the disengagement could not take place because each group was gripped by a fallacious belief system, in which contradiction or dissent was impossible.(8) The proofs are anecdotal or based on fallacious reasoning such as thinking that a correlation proves a causal connection.(9) The important things about being skeptical are therefore understanding rational argument and understanding fallacious and fraudulent argument.├ö├ç┬¬(10) Subscribers and practitioners of these fallacious beliefs were deemed at the time to be ├ö├ç├┐properly schooled in science.├ö├ç├û(11) Now that I have covered his central arguments as fallacious , I would like to step back and look at the work as a whole.(12) Some of Descartes' claims were fallacious such as his belief that the velocity of light is infinite.(13) If you stop to think about it, this argument is totally fallacious .(14) SIR - The campaign to save and restore the Odeon has been widely supported, but despite this, Bradford Centre Regeneration has advanced fallacious arguments that the scheme would prove too costly.(15) The utterly fallacious idea at the heart of the pro-war argument is that it is the duty of the anti-war argument to provide an alternative to war.(16) As ever the Telegraph is busy fulmigating against so many straw men and other fallacious arguments.
(1) fallacious :: valse
1. erroneous ::
2. unsound ::
3. fraudulent ::
1. rational ::
2. reasonable ::
3. sound ::
4. valid ::
Different Formsfallacious, fallaciously
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