Specious - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspiːʃəs|  American pronunciation of the word specious
Brit.  |ˈspiːʃəs|  British pronunciation of the word specious


- plausible but false (syn: spurious)
a specious claim
- based on pretense; deceptively pleasing (syn: gilded, glossy, meretricious)

Extra examples

He justified his actions with specious reasoning.

...a specious argument that really does not stand up under close examination...

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