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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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AdjectiveEdit

ψευδής ‎(pseudḗsm, f ‎(neuter ψευδές); third declension

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

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Usage notesEdit

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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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek [Term?].

AdjectiveEdit

ψευδής ‎(psevdísm ‎(feminine ψευδής, neuter ψευδές)

  1. false; sham; insincere; wearing masks.

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