sophistry

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English - Turkish
yanıltmaca
safsata
(isim) safsata
sofistlik
deceptive logic; sophistry
aldatıcı mantık; safsata
English - English
Cunning or trickery
The art of using deceptive speech or writing
An argument that seems plausible, but is fallacious or misleading, especially one devised deliberately to be so
reasoning sound in appearance only, especially when designedly deceptive
{n} a fallacy, a fallacious argument
Sophistry is the practice of using clever arguments that sound convincing but are in fact false. Political selection is more dependent on sophistry and less on economic literacy. sophistries the clever use of reasons or explanations that seem correct but are really false, in order to deceive people
a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
The art or process of reasoning; logic
{i} fallacy, error in reasoning, misconception; deceptive argument
The practice of a sophist; fallacious reasoning; reasoning sound in appearance only
sophistries
Sophistries are clever arguments that sound convincing but are in fact false. They refuted the `sophistries of the economists'
sophistries
plural of sophistry
sophistry

    Hyphenation

    soph·ist·ry

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    Etymology

    [ 'sä-f&-strE ] (noun.) 14th century. From Old French sophistrie Latin sophista Ancient Greek σοφιστής (wise man) σοφίζω (sophizō, “I am wise”) σοφός (sophos, “wise”)

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