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synonyms for fallacies

  • deception
  • falsehood
  • heresy
  • inconsistency
  • misinterpretation
  • paradox
  • untruth
  • aberration
  • ambiguity
  • artifice
  • bias
  • casuistry
  • cavil
  • deceit
  • deceptiveness
  • delusion
  • deviation
  • elusion
  • equivocation
  • erratum
  • erroneousness
  • error
  • evasion
  • faultiness
  • flaw
  • illogicality
  • inexactness
  • invalidity
  • misapprehension
  • miscalculation
  • misconstrual
  • mistake
  • notion
  • perversion
  • preconception
  • prejudice
  • quirk
  • solecism
  • sophism
  • sophistry
  • speciousness
  • subterfuge
  • non sequitur
  • quibbling
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antonyms for fallacies

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  • truth
  • accuracy
  • certainty
  • conformity
  • correction
  • directness
  • facing
  • fairness
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • meeting
  • openness
  • reality
  • sameness
  • truthfulness
  • evidence
  • fact
  • right
  • surety
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How to use fallacies in a sentence

The educated world repeated to itself these grotesque fallacies till it lost sight of plain and simple truths.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
All these fallacies are perfectly transparent to these men; and they would laugh at you for putting them forward.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
A catalogue of the varieties of apparent evidence which are not real evidence, is an enumeration of Fallacies.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
The Classification of Fallacies which will be attempted in the ensuing chapter, is founded on these considerations jointly.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Fallacies of Induction, where the facts on which the induction proceeds are erroneous, may be termed Fallacies of Observation.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Almost all fallacies, therefore, might in strictness be brought under our fifth class, Fallacies of Confusion.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
The former would be ranked, in our distribution, among fallacies of generalization, the latter among those of ratiocination.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Fallacies of different orders often herd or cluster together in this fashion, one smoothing the way for another.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Having illustrated, therefore, this first class of Fallacies at sufficient length, I shall proceed to the second.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
In this Class, there is not, as in all other fallacies there is, a positive mis-estimate of evidence actually had.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
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