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pseudo-equality

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An apparent or false equivalence which disappears when subjected to adequate tests.

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Examples

  • It may be admitted that, without humility and decorum of the true kind, liberty is only pseudo-liberty, equality only pseudo-equality, and fraternity only pseudo-fraternity.

    The Art of Letters

  • The effect of Dickens is purely democratic, and however contemptible he found our pseudo-equality, he was more truly democratic than any American who had yet written fiction.

    My Literary Passions

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