pseudology

[soo-dol-uh-jee]
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noun Facetious.

lying considered as an art.

Origin of pseudology

1570–80; < Greek pseudología falsehood; see pseudo-, -logy; or E recoinage from same elements
Related formspseu·do·log·i·cal [sood-l-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌsud lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivepseu·dol·o·gist, noun
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Examples from the Web for pseudology

Historical Examples of pseudology

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