[ UK /fˈæləsi/ ]
[ US /ˈfæɫəsi/ ]
  1. a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
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How To Use fallacy In A Sentence

  • Are the forces of fallacy still out there, waiting to reassume their hold? Times, Sunday Times
  • He had no difficulty in disposing of the fallacy, and he was in no danger of succumbing to it. Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Eugenics and ‘social Darwinism’ are perversions of evolution based upon logical fallacy and misapplication.
  • Predictably, the appeal to personal experience is another well-known logical fallacy.
  • Roman Catholic Church. immune from fallacy or liability to error in expounding matters of faith or morals by virtue of the promise made by Christ to the Church. The "Infallible" Shoulder Shot
  • But to subsist in bones, and be but pyramidally extant, is a fallacy in duration. Hydriotaphia, or Urn-burial
  • It is more constructive, I think, while recognizing the persistent fallacy of an atomized human "individual," self-constructed, essentialized, pre-social, that we allow for the possibility of positive social change. Archive 2009-10-01
  • The old illustrator never let his pupils fall for the pathetic fallacy, that empty barrels are lonely.
  • This fallacy misleads people, and morally, I feel we shouldn't use this method in an argument, because it isn't justified to take advantage of someone.
  • However, the assumption that productivity must be directly related to biomass or chlorophyll is a fallacy.
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