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Word – Fallacious

Word – Fallacious

Fallacious – Word of the Day

Meaning:

[adjective]: Based on a wrong or incorrect idea.

History:

The origin of this word goes back to the late 15th century. The derivative is taken from different languages. To begin with, the journey started from a Latin verb ‘Fallere’, meaning to deceive. Later, it passed through a tangle of French and Latin forms to eventually get coined as it is used today. The Latin word ‘Fallacia’ was converted into another Latin word ‘Fallaciosus.’ Later on, the latter word was used to coin ‘Fallacieux’, which is an Old French word. Out of all this comes ‘Fallacy’ an English word that is further used to term ‘Fallacious.’ Some of the other progenies of the word ‘Fallere’ in English are fault, false, and fail.

Usage:

1. Don’t get into a fallacious argument, you’ll achieve nothing.
2. He finally concluded that his notions are fallacious.
3. Your logic is fallacious and makes you look like a fool.
4. Our education system is 20% necessity, 80% fallacious.
5. In every situation, my calculation is turning fallacious.
6. Accumulating riches could prove out to be a fallacious achievement as often wealth perishes some or the other way.
7. The method of explanation that most of the teachers use is fallacious.
8. Regarding every historical source as a documentary is fallacious.
9. The idea that nuclear power may solve the issues related to energy is completely fallacious.
10. Living with a notion that exercising daily will save you from contracting Covid-19 is fallacious and holds no truth.

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