What does the word fallacious mean?

    Part of speech: noun


Usage examples for fallacious

  1. What is evident about magic is the well- established fact that its ceremonies, forms, and all other accessories are almost infinite in variety since they are merely accidental vehicles for the will of man, and real magicians know very well that the importance of such external aids is not only overrated but altogether fallacious. – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  2. It is a fallacious pretence, for another reason. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  3. He had made them believe, and they in turn had made many others believe, that Pompier de Nanterre would certainly win such and such a race; and, trusting in this fallacious promise, they risked their money on the poor animal- and lost it. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau