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Synonyms for pseudo
ˈsu doʊpseu·do

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role playeradjective

    a person who makes deceitful pretenses

    Synonyms:
    histrion, fraud, imposter, fake, dissimulator, faker, player, pretender, fraudulence, juke, role player, hoax, dissembler, put-on, humbug, shammer, actor, pseud, hypocrite, phoney, sham, phony, postiche, impostor, dupery, malingerer, thespian, skulker

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  2. pseudoadjective

    (often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of

    "a pseudo esthete"; "pseudoclassic"

    Antonyms:
    genuine, echt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pseudo":

    pseudo-, alias, counterfeit, nickname

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#4288actor
#4480fraud
#6134fake
#7156nickname
#7917alias
#12811pseudo
#20014sham
#22497hoax
#25316counterfeit
#30702phony
#38883juke
#44043hypocrite
#50882humbug
#55561pretender
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#79590phoney
#99163thespian
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#256731postiche
#323539fraudulence

How to use pseudo in a sentence?

  1. Immigration Studies analyst Jessica Vaughan:

    We're creating a group of sort of pseudo citizens who live overseas, but can take advantage of the fact that they are U.S. citizens on paper, there is no question this is a threat to our national interest at worst. At best, it is something very distasteful because it cheapens U.S. citizenship.

  2. Brett Cohen:

    There is a direct correlation between efforts to boycott and divest from Sanction Israel on campus and increased hate crimes against Jews, including swastikas painted on Jewish centers and fraternities, Jewish students being harassed and intimidated, and several cases of outright violence, the pseudo-academic delegitimizaton of Sanction Israel fuels this fire, and has created a situation where some pro-Israel students are afraid to voice their opinions in the classroom.

  3. Adil Charkaoui:

    Having checked the facts, I can tell you that individual was registered with the school but only attended two classes, not two months as reported ... after that he left the class, i'm stunned by the twisted logic of the spokespersons of the two (colleges) and the pseudo-experts that are blaming radicalization of young people for what has happened.

  4. Pat Toomey:

    [ Democrats ] know they'll unleash their allies in the media and maybe a pseudo-celebrity to make up false accusations to try to get us to just swallow what shouldn't be there.

  5. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Almost all Employees and franchisees of brokerage firms and even tips giving pseudo experts do not invest or trade a single penny rupee in stock market and this is substantial proof to make people understand how big fraud is stock market


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