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Definition of: fallacy

(falə·sē) noun plural ·cies
1. Anything that deceives the mind or eye; deception.
2. A flaw in reasoning; fallaciousness.
3. Logic. Any reasoning, exposition, argument, etc., contravening the canons of logic. See synonyms under DELUSION, ERROR. [<L fallacia <fallax, fallacis deceptive <fallere deceive]

Most often used phrases:

logical fallacy
naturalistic fallacy
gambler s fallacy
pathetic fallacy
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ecological fallacy
association fallacy
common fallacy
intentional fallacy
prosecutor s fallacy
formal fallacy
ad hominem fallacy
strawman fallacy
genetic fallacy
rate fallacy

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"fallacy" has the frequency of use of 0.0007% on city-data.com forum

"fallacy" has the frequency of use of 0.0003% on en.wikipedia.org.

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