Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 05/28/17 Sophistry

Sophistry (noun)
sophistry [sof-uh-stree]


noun, plural sophistries.
1. a subtle, tricky, superficially plausible, but generally fallacious method of reasoning.
2. a false argument; sophism.

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Origin: 1300-50; Middle English sophistrie < Middle French, equivalent to sophistre sophister + -ie -y

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