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pseudology

[ soo-dol-uh-jee ]
/ suˈdɒl ə dʒi /
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noun Facetious.
lying considered as an art.
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Origin of pseudology

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/, adjectivepseu·dol·o·gist, noun
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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.

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