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pseudonymous

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Pronunciation: /sjuːˈdɒnɪməs
 
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Definition of pseudonymous in English:

adjective

Writing or written under a false name: the monarch was not spared by the pseudonymous critic Junius his books are pseudonymous
More example sentences
  • In the Chronicle of Higher Education, a pseudonymous assistant professor writes about the burdens of being a conservative student and then tenure-track professor.
  • Would a true believer really have faked a vision of Christ, as did the pseudonymous author of Revelation, or a letter of Peter or Paul?
  • The pseudonymous author of Fear and Trembling - Johannes de silentio - disclaims any pretensions to be a philosopher, at least in the fashionable Hegelian sense.

Derivatives

pseudonymity

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈnɪmɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • But it's not simply a question of dissembling, of faking an identity, of anonymity or pseudonymity.
  • In order to maintain a user's pseudonymous identity, SafeWeb uses a ‘master cookie’ which, if kept independent of the user's own cookies, ought to provide a layer of pseudonymity.
  • Pseudonymity is a way of achieving a kind of limited liability for individuals engaged in collective communications activities.

pseudonymously

2
adverb
Example sentences
  • Indeed, I am quite surprised that my pseudonym has lasted this long and that I have not been unmasked by a reader less respectful of my decision to blog pseudonymously than Howard has been.
  • He found a nice little bit by Bruce Metzger saying that Jude probably wrote Jude, since it's unlikely that anyone writing pseudonymously would choose the name Judas.
  • ‘You do see some of the barriers of rank and hierarchy break down,’ says the woman who blogs pseudonymously as the Invisible Adjunct.

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