adjective Etymology: Greek pseudōnymos Date: circa 1706 bearing or using a fictitious name <
a pseudonymous report
; also being a pseudonym • pseudonymously adverbpseudonymousness noun

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  • Pseudonymous — Pseu*don y*mous, a. [Gr. ?; pseydh s false + ?, ?, a name: cf. F. pseudonyme. See {Pseudo }, and {Name}.] Bearing a false or fictitious name; as, a pseudonymous work. {Pseu*don y*mous*ly}, adv. {Pseu*don y*mous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pseudonymous — index quasi Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pseudonymous — 1796, from M.L. pseudonymus, from Gk. pseudonymos (see PSEUDONYM (Cf. pseudonym)). Related: Pseudonymously …   Etymology dictionary

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

  • pseudonymous — [so͞o dän′ə məs] adj. [Fr pseudonyme < Gr pseudōnymos, having a false name < pseudēs, false + onyma, NAME] 1. using a pseudonym 2. written under a pseudonym pseudonymously adv …   English World dictionary

  • pseudonymous — adjective written or writing under a pseudonym: the pseudonymous writer of the Insider column pseudonymously adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pseudonymous — pseudonymously, adv. pseudonymousness, n. /sooh don euh meuhs/, adj. 1. bearing a false or fictitious name. 2. writing or written under a fictitious name. [1700 10; < Gk pseudónymos; see PSEUDONYM, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pseudonymous — adjective /ˈsuː.dəˌnɪm.əs/ a) of or pertaining to a pseudonym b) fictitious See Also: onymous, anonymous, pseudonym …   Wiktionary

  • pseudonymous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Being fictitious and not real, as a name: assumed, made up. See TRUE …   English dictionary for students

  • pseudonymous — pseu don·y·mous || suː dÉ‘nɪmÉ™s /sjuː dÉ’ adj. written under an assumed name …   English contemporary dictionary

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