A falsism is a claim that is clearly and self-evidently wrong. A falsism is usually used merely as a reminder or as a rhetorical or literary device. An example is "pigs can fly." It is the opposite of truism. A falsism is similar to, though not the same as, a fallacy.
- "Definition: truism". http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/: Webster's Online Dictionary. Retrieved 2010-03-10. "Noun Base (truism)
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