1. supposed or purporting to be but not really so; false; not genuine.
2. resembling or imitating.
Origin: from Greek pseudēs ‘false,’ pseudos ‘falsehood.’
1. relating to the instincts, physiological processes, and activities connected with physical attraction or intimate physical contact between individuals.
synonyms: carnal, erotic;
Origin: mid 17th century: from late Latin sexualis, from Latin sexus ‘sex.’