ψευδής

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of ψεύδω(pseúdō, to lie) +‎ -ής(-ḗs, adjective suffix).

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Adjective[edit]

ψευδής ‎(pseudḗsm, f ‎(neuter ψευδές); 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 the Odyssey for example.

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek [Term?].

Adjective[edit]

ψευδής ‎(psevdísm ‎(feminine ψευδής, neuter ψευδές)

  1. false; sham; insincere; wearing masks.

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