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pseu·do·nym

 (so͞od′n-ĭm′)
n.
A fictitious name, especially a pen name.

[French pseudonyme, from Greek pseudōnumon, neuter of pseudōnumos, falsely named : pseudēs, false; see pseudo- + onuma, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

pseu′do·nym′i·ty n.
pseu·don′y·mous (so͞o-dŏn′ə-məs) adj.
pseu·don′y·mous·ly adv.

pseudonymity

1. use of a pseudonym by an author to conceal his identity.
2. the state or quality of being pseudonymous.
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Blockchain analysis, as a relatively new market sector within Bitcoin, demonstrates the weakness of pseudonymity.
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The initial epistle, addressed to the "common sort of women," is signed "Yours in way of Honesty, Thomas Tel-troth" (sigs A2, A3V); the second epistle, addressed to "the ordinary sort of giddy headed young-men," elaborates on the author's choice of pseudonymity by signing off "Thy friend nameless, / To keepe my selfe blameles" (sigs A3V, A4).
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Enabling pseudonymity gives cover both to bad actors and those trying to evade repressive governments.
suits grey well, pseudonymity cloys with a rainbow.
As the founders of our country recognized, anonymity and pseudonymity play essential roles in allowing political views to be aired.
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Online pseudonymity allows communicators to express their points of view in a presumably unconstrained manner and present what they usually restrain in other settings.
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