ψευδής

Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ψευδής (pseudēsm, ψευδής f, ψευδές n; 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 Odysseus for example.

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GreekEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. false; sham; insincere; wearing masks.

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