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From Middle English < Old French fallace < Latin fallacia (deception, deceit) < fallax (deceptive, deceitful) < fallere (to deceive).

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Fallacy

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fallacies

Fallacy (plural fallacies)
  1. Deceptive or false appearance; deceitfulness; that which misleads the eye or the mind; deception.
  2. (logic) An argument, or apparent argument, which professes to be decisive of the matter at issue, while in reality it is not.

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