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    fallacious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fallacious

    Definition
    (adj) containing or based on a fallacy
    Synonyms : unsound
    Example Sentence
    • fallacious reasoning
    • an unsound argument
    Definition
    (adj) intended to deceive
    Synonyms : deceitful , fraudulent
    Example Sentence
    • deceitful advertising
    • fallacious testimony
    • smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice
    • a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes
    Definition
    (adj) based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information
    Example Sentence
    • fallacious hope
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fallacious

fallacious.split it like fallac+ious...if you just concentrate on fallac..it look like FALSE,......so THINK that SOMETHING is based on a FALSE OR incorrect notion.....

basically this word is taken from... fallacia..means deceitful......so something which is deceitful is always based on misleading and incorrect notion.

the root fall means to deceive,if u remember this root it will in other words like infallible-not prone to error falsify-lie

It sounds like malicious ,,, malicious software "misleads" us , its "harmful"

fall ante padesdhi so some thing harmful

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fal(falthu in hindi) =>means waste which is not correct(lie)

fallacious - misleading and fall from height.(false,misleading)

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