Translation of fallacious in Spanish:

fallacious

erróneo, adj.

Pronunciation /fəˈleɪʃəs//fəˈleɪʃəs/

adjective

formal

  • 1

    (illogical)
    (logic/reasoning/argument) erróneo
    (logic/reasoning/argument) falaz
    • The utterly fallacious idea at the heart of the pro-war argument is that it is the duty of the anti-war argument to provide an alternative to war.
    • The proofs are anecdotal or based on fallacious reasoning such as thinking that a correlation proves a causal connection.
    • We believe that argument to be absurd and fallacious, and hope that defenders of liberty will recognise that it is exactly this kind of panic-stricken measure that will most gratify the killers.
    • Now that I have covered his central arguments as fallacious, I would like to step back and look at the work as a whole.
    • Some of Descartes' claims were fallacious such as his belief that the velocity of light is infinite.
    • I think this is an entirely fallacious argument, with little to no factual support.
    • Alex is hawk-eyed when it comes to spotting lazy reasoning or fallacious argument, and lightning-fast at exposing it where it occurs.
    • This argument is simply fallacious as both purposes can simultaneously apply.
    • As ever the Telegraph is busy fulmigating against so many straw men and other fallacious arguments.
    • As this magazine reluctantly pointed out at the time, it is based on a fallacious theory that the brain works in strict hierarchical order: that the midbrain develops before the cortex.
    • The important things about being skeptical are therefore understanding rational argument and understanding fallacious and fraudulent argument.…
    • SIR - The campaign to save and restore the Odeon has been widely supported, but despite this, Bradford Centre Regeneration has advanced fallacious arguments that the scheme would prove too costly.
    • However, most of his evidence is in the form of specious and fallacious arguments.
    • Nonetheless, he has worked his way to becoming a committed supporter of free trade; and, in the two books we have here to consider, he refutes a large number of fallacious arguments in favor of trade restrictions.
    • If you stop to think about it, this argument is totally fallacious.
    • However, a careful examination of the proposed agreement exposes this argument as fallacious.
    • Speculation that MMR could be replaced by a series of individual vaccines was based on fallacious reasoning and would return Britain to the ‘dark ages’, he said.
    • Both the settlers and the far left believed that the disengagement could not take place because each group was gripped by a fallacious belief system, in which contradiction or dissent was impossible.
    • Subscribers and practitioners of these fallacious beliefs were deemed at the time to be ‘properly schooled in science.’
    • It is also a fallacious argument that heavy vehicles alone account for the recurring accidents.
  • 2

    (misleading)
    (statement/claim/evidence) engañoso
    (evidence/claim/statement) falaz