Miscalculation vs Fallacy - What's the difference?

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Miscalculation is a related term of fallacy.


As nouns the difference between miscalculation and fallacy

is that miscalculation is an incorrect or mistaken calculation while fallacy is deceptive or false appearance; deceitfulness; that which misleads the eye or the mind; deception.

miscalculation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An incorrect or mistaken calculation
  • fallacy

    Noun

    (fallacies)
  • Deceptive or false appearance; deceitfulness; that which misleads the eye or the mind; deception.
  • (logic) An argument, or apparent argument, which professes to be decisive of the matter at issue, while in reality it is not. A specious argument.
  • Derived terms

    * logical fallacy * formal fallacy * informal fallacy

    See also

    * sophism *