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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fallax deceptive. See fallacy.

NounEdit

fallax ‎(plural fallaxes)

  1. (obsolete) cavillation; petty criticism
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fallō(deceive).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fallāx m, f, n ‎(genitive fallācis); third declension

  1. deceptive, deceitful
  2. fallacious, spurious

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative fallāx fallācēs fallācia
genitive fallācis fallācium
dative fallācī fallācibus
accusative fallācem fallāx fallācēs fallācia
ablative fallācī fallācibus
vocative fallāx fallācēs fallācia

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