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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Speciousness (0.01234 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Speciousness.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: speciousness speciousness n : an appearance of truth that is false or deceptive; seeming plausibility; “the speciousness of his argument” [syn: meretriciousness]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Speciousness Specious \Spe"cious\, a. [L. speciosusgood-looking, beautiful, specious, fr. species look, show, appearance; cf. F. sp['e]coeux. See Species.] 1. Presenting a pleasing appearance; pleasing in form or look; showy. [1913 Webster] Some [serpents] specious and beautiful to the eye. --Bp. Richardson. [1913 Webster] The rest, far greater part, Will deem in outward rites and specious forms Religion satisfied. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Apparently right; superficially fair, just, or correct, but not so in reality; appearing well at first view; plausible; as, specious reasoning; a specious argument. [1913 Webster] Misled for a moment by the specious names of religion, liberty, and property. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] In consequence of their greater command of specious expression. --J. Morley. [1913 Webster] Syn: Plausible; showy; ostensible; colorable; feasible. See Plausible. [1913 Webster] -- Spe"xious*ly, adv. -- Spe"cious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

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