specious

Specious vs Fallacy - What's the difference?

specious | fallacy |


As a adjective specious

is seemingly well-reasoned or factual, but actually fallacious or insincere; strongly held but false.

As a noun fallacy is

deceptive or false appearance; deceitfulness; that which misleads the eye or the mind; deception.

Speciously vs Specious - What's the difference?

speciously | specious |

Speciously is a derived term of specious.


As a adverb speciously

is in a specious manner; fallaciously, erroneously.

As a adjective specious is

seemingly well-reasoned or factual, but actually fallacious or insincere; strongly held but false.

Speciousness vs Specious - What's the difference?

speciousness | specious |

Speciousness is a derived term of specious.


As a noun speciousness

is (uncountable) the state or quality of being specious.

As a adjective specious is

seemingly well-reasoned or factual, but actually fallacious or insincere; strongly held but false.

Speciosity vs Specious - What's the difference?

speciosity | specious | Derived terms |

Speciosity is a derived term of specious.


As a noun speciosity

is (uncountable) the state or quality of being specious.

As a adjective specious is

seemingly well-reasoned or factual, but actually fallacious or insincere; strongly held but false.

Meretricious vs Specious - What's the difference?

meretricious | specious |

Meretricious is a synonym of specious.


In context|obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between meretricious and specious

is that meretricious is (obsolete) of, or relating to prostitutes or prostitution while specious is (obsolete) beautiful, pleasing to look at.

As adjectives the difference between meretricious and specious

is that meretricious is (obsolete) of, or relating to prostitutes or prostitution while specious is seemingly well-reasoned or factual, but actually fallacious or insincere; strongly held but false.

Favorable vs Specious - What's the difference?

favorable | specious |


As adjectives the difference between favorable and specious

is that favorable is pleasing, encouraging or approving while specious is seemingly well-reasoned or factual, but actually fallacious or insincere; strongly held but false.

Deceptive vs Specious - What's the difference?

deceptive | specious |


As adjectives the difference between deceptive and specious

is that deceptive is misleading, likely or attempting to deceive while specious is seemingly well-reasoned or factual, but actually fallacious or insincere; strongly held but false.

Appearance vs Specious - What's the difference?

appearance | specious |


As a noun appearance

is the act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye.

As a adjective specious is

seemingly well-reasoned or factual, but actually fallacious or insincere; strongly held but false.

Attractive vs Specious - What's the difference?

attractive | specious |


As adjectives the difference between attractive and specious

is that attractive is causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force while specious is seemingly well-reasoned or factual, but actually fallacious or insincere; strongly held but false.

Insincere vs Specious - What's the difference?

insincere | specious |


As adjectives the difference between insincere and specious

is that insincere is not genuinely meaning what has been expressed; not sincere; artificial while specious is seemingly well-reasoned or factual, but actually fallacious or insincere; strongly held but false.

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