1Supposed or purporting to be but not really so; false; not genuine.‘pseudonym’
supposedly, seemingly, apparently, allegedly, reportedly, professedly, ostensibly, on the face of it, to all appearances, on the surface, to all intents and purposes, outwardly, superficially, purportedly, nominally, by its own account, by one's own account, on papersupposed, seeming, apparent, alleged, reported, ostensible, purported, nominal, so-called, would-be, pseudo-
2Resembling or imitating.‘pseudohallucination’
From Greek pseudēs ‘false’, pseudos ‘falsehood’.
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