specious: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (spē'shus), [key]
— adj.
  1. apparently good or right though lacking real merit; superficially pleasing or plausible: specious arguments.
  2. pleasing to the eye but deceptive.
  3. pleasing to the eye; fair.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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