Fallacy

Meaning: A mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound argument. A failure in reasoning that renders an argument invalid.

Synonyms: Misconception, misbelieve, delusion, mistaken impression, error, misapprehension, misinterpretation, misconstruction, mistake.

In Hindi: धोखा, भ्रांति, झूठा तर्क, हेत्वाभास

Use: Having money makes you happy is a fallacy because happiness has nothing to do with wealth.

Mark’s fallacy on the workings of the stock market caused us all to lose a great deal of money.

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