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One entry found for fallacy.
Entry Word: fallacy
Function: noun
Text: 1 a false idea or belief <the once-common fallacy that girls just weren't any good at math>
Synonyms error, falsehood, falsity, illusion, misconception, myth, old wives' tale, untruth
Related Words superstition; distortion, inaccuracy, misinterpretation, misrepresentation, misstatement, misunderstanding; sophism, sophistry; fib, lie, story, tale
Antonyms truth, verity
2 the quality or state of being false <the fallacy of the notion of spontaneous generation was demonstrated by the Dutch naturalist Leeuwenhoek>
Synonyms erroneousness, fallaciousness, falseness, falsity, untruth
Related Words speciousness, spuriousness; deception, deceptiveness, delusion
Near Antonyms accuracy, correctness, factualness, genuineness
Antonyms truth