pseudostatement

noun

pseu·​do·​statement
¦sü(ˌ)dō+
1
: a statement that cannot be empirically verified
especially : a statement made in a poem
2
: a sentence that is grammatically correct yet fails to express a total sense (as in the sentence "the true is more identical than the beautiful")

Word History

Etymology

pseud- + statement

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“Pseudostatement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudostatement. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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