pseudo
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin pseudo- Date: 15th century being apparently rather than actually as stated ; sham, spurious <
distinction between true and pseudo humanism — K. F. Reinhardt
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  • Pseudo- — Pseu do [Gr. pseydh s lying, false, akin to psey dein to belie; cf. psydro s lying, psy qos a lie.] A combining form or prefix signifying false, counterfeit, pretended, spurious; as, pseudo apostle, a false apostle; pseudo clergy, false or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pseudo- — pref. Exprime a noção de falso, enganador.   ‣ Etimologia: grego pseûdos, eos, mentira, falsidade   • Nota: É seguido de hífen quando o segundo elemento começa por vogal, h, r ou s (ex.: pseudo arcaísmo, pseudo história, pseudo revelação, pseudo… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • pseudo- — [dal gr. pseydo , der. del tema comune a pseydḗs falso , psêydos menzogna, falsità , pséydomai mentire ]. Primo elemento di parole composte, nelle quali significa falso , oppure indica che la qualità espressa dal termine cui è preposto è soltanto …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • pseudo — Element de compunere care înseamnă fals şi care serveşte la formarea unor substantive şi a unor adjective. [pr.: pse u ] – Din fr. pseud(o) . Trimis de oprocopiuc, 02.10.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  PSEUDO Element prim de compunere savantă însemnând… …   Dicționar Român

  • pseudo- — [sju:dəu US su:dou] prefix [: Late Latin; Origin: Greek, from pseudes false ] false or not real ▪ pseudo intellectuals (=people who pretend to be clever) ▪ She dismisses astrology as pseudo science …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pseudo — as a stand alone, false, spurious; see PSEUDO (Cf. pseudo ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pseudo — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. n ndm a. I, Mc. pseudzie, pot., środ. {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} skrócona forma wyrazu {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}pseudonim {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Przybrał pseudo „Kmicic” {{/stl 10}}{{stl 8}}. {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}}… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Pseudo — o seudo es un prefijo proveniente del griego ψεῦδο y que significa falso. Indica una imitación, parecido engañoso o falsedad, se coloca antes de la disciplina, profesión, concepto, persona o cosa a la que se parece. En el idioma inglés tiene una… …   Wikipedia Español

  • pseudo- — Prefijo que significa falso. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • pseudo- — LAff unecht, vorgetäuscht (z.B. pseudojuristisch) erw. bildg. Beschreibung von Affixen Wird vornehmlich in neoklassischen Bildungen verwendet; der Ursprung ist das Vorderglied pseudo Lügen in griechischen Komposita, zu gr. pseũdos Lüge und gr.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • pseudo- — element meaning false, feigned, erroneous, from Gk. pseudo , comb. form of pseudes false, or pseudos falsehood, both from pseudein to deceive …   Etymology dictionary

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