ψευδής

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ψεύδω (pseudō, I lie).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

ψευδής (pseudēsm, ψευδής f, ψευδές n; third declension

  1. lying, false, untrue
  2. deceived, beguiled

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Usage notes[edit]

In many Classical Greek cities, being good at lying and deception was considered a virtue and a heroic quality; in Odysseus for example.

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Adjective[edit]

ψευδής (psevdísm,  feminine: ψευδής (psevdís), neuter: ψευδές (psevdés)

  1. false; sham; insincere; wearing masks.

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