- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||based on unsound logic; in error; illogical.
You've unfortunately based your essay on a fallacious argument.
- correct, logical, sound
- similar words:
- illogical, irrational, mistaken, unsound
||bum, erroneous, false, misguided, wrong
||fallaciously (adv.), fallaciousness (n.)
The word fallacious
contains the following parts:
that means to deceive
that means full of, characterized by
More about this word part:
The suffix -acious
forms adjectives from Latinate nouns ending in "-acity," "-acy," or "-ce." Most common adjectives ending in -acious
have a corresponding noun form ending in "-acity."