pseudosocial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ social

Adjective[edit]

pseudosocial (not comparable)

  1. Apparently, but not actually, social.
    • 1996, George S. Bridges, Robert D. Crutchfield, Joseph G. Weis, Crime: readings (page 423)
      In prison, pseudosocial inmates display chameleonic skill in shifting their allegiances from staff members to inmates []
    • 2007, Carolyn A. Lin, David J. Atkin, Communication technology and social change: theory and implications (page 208)
      This type of pseudosocial relationship has also been observed within the teleshopping venue from a different scenario.