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English → English (WordNet) Definition: sophism sophism n : a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone [syn: sophistry, sophistication]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Sophism Sophism \Soph"ism\, n. [F. sophisme, L. sophisma, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to make wise, ? to be become wise, to play the sophist, fr. ? wise.] The doctrine or mode of reasoning practiced by a sophist; hence, any fallacy designed to deceive. [1913 Webster] When a false argument puts on the appearance of a true one, then it is properly called a sophism, or “fallacy”. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] Let us first rid ourselves of sophisms, those of depraved men, and those of heartless philosophers. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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