What Does Fallacy Mean?

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A fallacy is a failure at reasoning something which ultimately makes an argument invalid. It can also be used to describe a mistaken belief.
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fal·la·cy
[fal-uh-see]
NOUN [PLURAL FAL·LA·CIES.]
1.
a deceptive, misleading, or false notion, belief, etc.: That the world is flat was at one time a popular fallacy.
2.
a misleading or unsound argument.
3.
deceptive, misleading, or false nature; erroneousness.
4.
Logic. any of various types of erroneous reasoning that render arguments logically unsound.
5.
Obsolete deception
Source: Dictionary.com
Fallacy is a false conception that results from faulty reasoning. It is not always intentional, sometimes it's a conclusion that comes from valid research, but the conclusion does not make logical sense. Sometimes though it is made intentionally with the purpose to deceive. Another way of looking at a fallacy is that it may appear to be true on the surface but after continued research, it proves to be false.
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