How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"pseudo" is from "pseudein" (to lie) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "false", "pretended" or "imitating" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Writing under pseudonyms or "pen names" is a fine and honored tradition.|
|Pseudoscience displays an indifference to facts.|