Synonyms for (adjective) fallacious

Synonyms: fallacious

Definition: based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information

Usage: fallacious hope

Similar words: wrong, incorrect

Definition: not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth

Usage: an incorrect calculation; the report in the paper is wrong; your information is wrong; the clock showed the wrong time; found themselves on the wrong road; based on the wrong assumptions


Synonyms: deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent

Definition: intended to deceive

Usage: deceitful advertising; fallacious testimony; smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice - S.T.Coleridge; a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes

Similar words: dishonest, dishonorable

Definition: deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive


Synonyms: unsound, fallacious

Definition: containing or based on a fallacy

Usage: fallacious reasoning; an unsound argument

Similar words: invalid

Definition: having no cogency or legal force

Usage: invalid reasoning; an invalid driver's license