Definition of pseudonymous in English:

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Pronunciation: /sjuːˈdɒnɪməs/


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.



Pronunciation: /sjuːdəˈnɪmɪti/
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.


Pronunciation: /sjuːˈdɒnɪməsli/
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.

Words that rhyme with pseudonymous

anonymous, eponymous, Hieronymus, synonymous

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