pseudostatement

noun
pseu·​do·​statement | \ ¦sü(ˌ)dō+ \

Definition of pseudostatement

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”)

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pseud- + statement

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“Pseudostatement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudostatement. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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