Definition of pseudology in US English:

pseudology

noun

rare
  • 1The making of false statements, lying.

  • 2A false or pretended science.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Goodwin (?1594–1665), Independent minister. From pseudo- + -logy, in sense 1 after ancient Greek ψευδολογία falsehood.

Pronunciation

pseudology

/s(j)uːˈdɒlədʒi/