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来自拉丁语fallo, 欺骗，陷落，词源同fail, false, fault. 进一步来自PIE*ghwel, 欺骗。引申词义谬误。
- fallacy: see fail
- fallacy (n.)
- late 15c., "deception, false statement," from Latin fallacia "deception, deceit, trick, artifice," noun of quality 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.
- 1. It exposes the fallacy of short-term industrial gain at long-term environmental expense.
- 2. This is a common fallacy which has no basis in fact.
- 3. It is a fallacy to say that the camera never lies.
- 4. They are delighted that they have exploded such a fallacy.
- 5. Facts once again give the lie to the fallacy.
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