speciousness[ spee-shuhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF speciousness
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPECIOUSNESS
Hence we see that the very essence of a fallacy is its speciousness.
Amidst all the speciousness of their claims, she had "found" them false.
Yet there is a speciousness about such an excuse, and we will leave it.
Her speciousness and artifices seduced him into a precipitate marriage.
It has just the speciousness that runs away with young people.
In proportion to the speciousness of his qualities was he to be dreaded.
I perceive the speciousness of those fallacies by which they are deluded.
In her speech there was no excitement or speciousness, but a persuasive sweetness and serenity, learnt from duty and temperance.
The calmness of this reasoning appalled Margaret even more by its speciousness than by its falseness.
The ignorant justice-loving man, enamoured of the right, is blinded by the speciousness of wrong.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR SPECIOUSNESS
- bad faith
- false profession
- lip service