fallacious vs unauthentic what difference

what is difference between fallacious and unauthentic

English

Etymology

fallacy +‎ -ous.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fə.ˈleɪ.ʃəs/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃəs

Adjective

fallacious (comparative more fallacious, superlative most fallacious)

  1. Characterized by fallacy; false or mistaken.
  2. Deceptive or misleading.

Usage notes

  • Nouns often used with “fallacious”: argument, reasoning, etc.

Related terms

  • fail
  • failure
  • fallacy
  • fallibilism
  • fallibilist
  • fallibility
  • fallible
  • false
  • falsifiable
  • falsification
  • falsificator
  • falsifier
  • falsify
  • falsity

Translations

See also

  • wrong
  • incorrect
  • illogical
  • deceiving
  • deceitful
  • misleading
  • delusive
  • illusive
  • illusory
  • erroneous
  • faulty
  • specious

Further reading

  • fallacious in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • fallacious in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • fallacious at OneLook Dictionary Search


English

Etymology

un- +‎ authentic

Adjective

unauthentic (comparative more unauthentic, superlative most unauthentic)

  1. Not authentic

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