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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
(ψευδοδοξία , from ψεῦδος, falsehood, and δόξα, opinion) designates a false or deceptive opinion, and hence is employed for superstition and error. A synonymous expression is pseudodidascaly (from διδασκαλία, instruction), as he who holds erroneous opinions (ψευδόδοξος ), if he communicates them, becomes a false teacher (ψευδοδιδάσκαλος ). The opposite of these two expressions ought to be orthodoxy and orthodidascaly, but the latter two words are used in a somewhat different sense. (See HETERODOX). The word pseudoism is of recent formation, and means a general inclination to the false, which shows itself in thoughts, words, and doctrines, as well as in acts and in the social intercourse of life.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Pseudodoxy'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​p/pseudodoxy.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.