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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone.

Usage examples (32)
  • He was an expert in committing sophism.
  • A sophism is taken as a specious argument used for deceiving someone.
  • There is a well known, so-called sophism of the ancients consisting in this, that
  • I am not sure if anything in Bronkhorst and Oetke's discussion clears away the suspicion that we are dealing with some kind of sophism here. for more
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