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Definition 1: a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for fallacy in the sense of this definition

(fallacy is a kind of ...) an incorrect conception

(... is a kind of fallacy ) an activity resembling science but based on fallacious assumptions

(... is a kind of fallacy ) a fallacy in logical argumentation

(... is a kind of fallacy ) the fallacy of attributing human feelings to inanimate objects; `the friendly sun' is an example of the pathetic fallacy

(... is a kind of fallacy ) a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone

(... is a kind of fallacy ) an unintentionally invalid argument

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