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late 15c., "deception, false statement," from Latin fallacia "deception, deceit, trick, artifice," abstract noun from fallax (genitive fallacis) "deceptive," from fallere "deceive" (see fail (v.)). Specific sense in logic, "false syllogism, invalid argumentation," dates from 1550s. An earlier form was fallace (c. 1300), from Old French fallace.
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Definitions of fallacious
containing or based on a fallacy;
intended to deceive; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge;
based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information;