pseudology

[ soo-dol-uh-jee ]

nounFacetious.
  1. lying considered as an art.

Origin of pseudology

1
First recorded in 1570–80; from Greek pseudología “falsehood” or an English coinage from the same elements; see origin at pseudo-, -logy

Other words from pseudology

  • pseu·do·log·i·cal [sood-l-oj-i-kuhl], /ˌsud lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjective
  • pseu·dol·o·gist, noun

Words Nearby pseudology

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How to use pseudology in a sentence

  • Now in this reply of William's we would endeavour to exonerate him from any duplicity or pseudology.

    Fern Vale (Volume 3) | Colin Munro