Definition of pseudodox in English:

pseudodox

noun

  • A false or erroneous opinion, notion, or belief, especially one contrary to orthodox thinking.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Ben Jonson (?1573–1637), poet and playwright. From Hellenistic Greek ψευδόδοξος holding a false opinion from ancient Greek ψευδο- + δόξα opinion. As noun perhaps formed independently from pseudo- + -dox.

Pronunciation

pseudodox

/ˈsjuːdə(ʊ)dɒks/