Definitions for pseudo-

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Wiktionary

  1. pseudo-(Prefix)

    false, not genuine, fake

    pseudonym

  2. Origin: From combining form of ψευδής.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pseudo-

    a combining form or prefix signifying false, counterfeit, pretended, spurious; as, pseudo-apostle, a false apostle; pseudo-clergy, false or spurious clergy; pseudo-episcopacy, pseudo-form, pseudo-martyr, pseudo-philosopher. Also used adjectively

  2. Origin: [Gr. pseydh`s lying, false, akin to psey`dein to belie; cf. psydro`s lying, psy`qos a lie.]

Freebase

  1. Pseudo-

    The prefix pseudo- is used to mark something as false, fraudulent, or pretending to be something it is not.

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