Meaning of pseudo-statement in English:

pseudo-statement

Pronunciation /ˈs(j)uːdə(ʊ)ˌsteɪtm(ə)nt/

noun

  • A form of expression that formally resembles statement but does not refer or correspond to objective fact, being rather used for its subjective effect on the hearer or reader; an instance of this.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Ivor Armstrong Richards (1893–1979), literary scholar and educationist.