pseudonymity
noun Date: 1877 the use of a pseudonym; also the fact or state of being signed with a pseudonym

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  • Pseudonymity — is a word derived from pseudonym, meaning false name , and describes a state of disguised identity resulting from the use of a pseudonym (also called nym). The pseudonym identifies a holder , that is, one or more human beings who possess but do… …   Wikipedia

  • Pseudonymity — Pseu do*nym i*ty, n. The using of fictitious names, as by authors. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pseudonymity — It became a convention in the period between OT and NT that works should be published under the authorship of a fictitious name, such as Moses or Enoch [[➝ Enoch, books of]], or the sons of Jacob. Such a name imparted a certain authority to the… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • pseudonymity — pseudonymous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ writing or written under a false name. DERIVATIVES pseudonymity noun pseudonymously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • pseudonymity — /soohd n im i tee/, n. 1. pseudonymous character. 2. use of a pseudonym. [1875 80; PSEUDONYM + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • pseudonymity — noun The state of being pseudonymous, of hiding ones true identity behind a pseudonym …   Wiktionary

  • pseudonymity — pseu·do·nym·i·ty …   English syllables

  • pseudonymity — /sjudəˈnɪməti/ (say syoohduh nimuhtee) noun 1. pseudonymous character. 2. the use of a pseudonym …   Australian English dictionary

  • pseudonymity — ˌsüdənˈiməd.ē, mətē, i noun ( es) Etymology: pseudonym + ity : the use (as by an author) of a pseudonym; also : the fact or state of being signed (as of a book or other writing) with a pseudonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pseudepigraf — Als Pseudepigraphie (griechisch ψευδεπιγραφία – wörtlich etwa „die Falschzuschreibung“, von ψευδ „unecht, unwahr“ und επιγράφω „ich schreibe zu“) bezeichnet man das Phänomen, dass ein Text fälschlicherweise einem bekannten Verfasser zugeschrieben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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