how to pronounce fallacy


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fallacy is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of fallacy in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… suffer from the gamblers fallacy players …”

meanings of fallacy


  1. An argument, or apparent argument, which professes to be decisive of the matter at issue, while in reality it is not. A specious argument.
  2. Deceptive or false appearance; that which misleads the eye or the mind.

fallacy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fallacy occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics fallacy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fallacy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to fallacy


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