To fake one's death; to make others believe one has commited suicide
When John commited pseudocide, he watched the reports on his own death the next day.
An act of self-harm that is in no way intended to kill the harmee; the sort of attempt to express dissatisfaction with one's life that mental health professionals sometimes refer to as a 'cry for help', for example, Fall Out Boy lead singer Pete Wentz's overdose of the anti-depressant Atavan.
Elton John once committed pseudocide by sticking his head in a gas oven after putting out the pilot light.
a fake suicide (mostly used for photography purposes or some sort of spiritual/symbolic means.
person1: "Hey i heard that chick in your math class killed herself."
person2: "Nah, it was just a pseudocide. The pics are on Myspace."
Deleting or removing an old screen name or email address.
Closing my AOL account was pseudocide, but at least my ex-girlfriend can no longer find me.