Sophistical meaning

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Clever and plausible, but unsound and tending to mislead.

A sophistical argument.

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Fallacious, misleading or incorrect in logic or reasoning, especially intentionally.

His argument [...] is altogether sophistical. "” Macaulay.

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Of or characteristic of sophists or sophistry.
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Using sophistry.
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Pertaining to a sophist or sophistry.
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Origin of sophistical

  • Latin sophisticus, Ancient Greek [script?]: compare French sophistique.

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