- pseudo- (“false, fake”) + intellectual (Wiktionary)
“I found the article on the comics resurgence, and particularly, the 26 year old pseudointellectual whom RIP "brought back into comics" pretty amusing, since I can't for one second imagine that he understood it beyond some skindeep conception of its plot.”
“A bloke starting a fracas in front of a copper gets banged up for GBH without pseudointellectual human rights arguements about self-incrimination, and doing 90 past a camera is no different.”
“The stuff Wolfe writes, and your reaction to it is pseudointellectual.”
“That's a pretty heady pseudointellectual word for lowly bike racers.”
“TripleSH was a third-rate pseudointellectual from New Jersey who seemed like a nice guy.”
“Popper had it right when he noted that the only thing that fools the pseudointellectual into believing the veracity of his nonscholarship is the self-reinforcing “confirmations” they imagine they see.”
“It draws a pseudointellectual parallel between some implications of the Uncertainty Principle viz., the effect on a phenomenon of an attempt to measure the phenomenon to the impact of legal decisions on shaping society.”
“I smiled and told myself that an ignoramus was preferable to a pseudointellectual.”
“A lot of people buy in to Brooks 'pseudointellectual shtick for making grand pronouncements that presume to define reality.”
“When President Clinton began the push for health care reform in the 1990s, it was none other than far-right pseudointellectual Bill Kristol who released a memo documenting how the right would go about opposing health care reform, and the reasons why they should.”
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A list of English words containing seven syllables, beginning, somewhat ironically, with inapplicability, since a fair number of these words one would never use.
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Words gleaned from the works of Jasper Fforde.
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