pseudo

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj pseudo (often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of "a pseudo esthete","pseudoclassic"
    • n pseudo a person who makes deceitful pretenses
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Usage

In literature:

In nervous impatience Katherine awaited the appearance of the pseudo-investor in run-down farms.
"Counsel for the Defense" by Leroy Scott
Pseudo-liberal right-honorable Gladstone asserts that Jeff.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
Behind Juve-Vagualame in his handcuffs followed the pseudo-mother.
"A Nest of Spies" by Pierre Souvestre
The Byzantine or 'Pseudo-Ionic.
"Byzantine Churches in Constantinople" by Alexander Van Millingen
It is known as Ganoderma Curtisii, Berk., G. pseudo-boletus, Merrill.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Between the great crater and the nearby mountains, the broken, pseudo-level lowlands lay wan in the Earth-light.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
They label it pseudo-science and pass it by.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
The results of these pseudo-seminar courses are far from what was anticipated.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
Her limbs were encased in pseudo-mail.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
In this stateroom the pseudo-wife slept, of course, every night.
"Masterpieces of Mystery" by Various
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In poetry:

From whence arrived the praying mantis?
From outer space, or lost Atlantis?
glimpse the grin, green metal mug
at masks the pseudo-saintly bug,
Orthopterous, also carnivorous,
And faintly whisper, Lord deliver us.
"The Praying Mantis" by Ogden Nash

In news:

Eric Cantor's Pseudo -Economic Rationale.
The 777 Cyber Center, located in the Five Town Plaza on Cooley Street, is an example of the type of pseudo -gambling parlor Burritt and Keough want to bring to East Longmeadow.
What happened to Tea Partyers' pseudo -outrage.
Pseudo -Secret Party Spot.
Won't help in Ovilla pseudo -doctor case.
The pseudo -feminist show trial of Larry Summers.
Pseudo .com, a Silicon Alley content company, filed for bankruptcy in Federal District Court in Manhattan on Tuesday, two weeks after it laid off its 175 employees.
Ken Burns, Napoleon and Plenty of Pseudo 'Sex'.
Malware Kits Use Pseudo- Random Domain Generation to Thwart Security Fixes.
My Opponents Believe in the " Pseudo- Religion" of Global Warming.
INTERVIEWS Freelance Whales Find Inspiration in New Sounds, Pseudo- Science for Next LP.
Eric Cantor's Pseudo- Economic Rationale.
Fig Newton brand would be begging for Newt 's pseudo-celeb endorsement, and who wouldn't want to see Newt dressed like a fig.
It's up to you whether you'd like to identify yourself at all or just by pseudo screen name, company, job title, location, etc.
Jupiter Communications and pseudo.com founder Josh Harris is pretty sure you want to watch him having sex.
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In science:

Similarly sequences of pseudo-bits always form new pseudo-keys.
A simple unbreakable code
Our results for symmetric pseudo-distances are valid for infinite sets, our results for not necessarily symmetric pseudo-distances have been proved only for finite sets - where sets are to be understood as sets of models.
Distance Semantics for Belief Revision
Notice that we have first defined a pseudo-distance between subsets of U, and then a pseudo-distance between elements of U.
Distance Semantics for Belief Revision
Pointed pseudo-triangulations have remarkable regularity in that each contains exactly n− 2 pseudo-triangles.
Computational Geometry Column 43
Adding bars to a given collection of polygonal chains to produce a pointed pseudo-triangulation, and using a useful “flipping” property of pseudo-triangulations, leads ultimately to a piecewise-algebraic straightening/convexifying motion.
Computational Geometry Column 43
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