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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A false or mistaken idea or opinion.

Usage examples (37)
  • It is a fallacy to think because someone is elected president he is a smart person.
  • The main fallacy is that the tax does not acknowledge the largely static nature of short term energy demand.
  • A subset of this fallacy is the pervasive view that securities trading is a zero-sum game.
  • A fallacy is an argument based on a false premise. for more
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