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done under the pretense that it follows the rules of common social ethics when it is really highly objectionable; as if involving ethics when not; falsely righteous, hypocritical, pseudomoral
It was Hitler's pseudo-ethical ideology that enabled him to kill the Jews and other minorities.
"The pseudo-ethical issue of gay marriage! It doesn't involve morality, but those self-righteous bigots say it's wrong!" the activist shouted.
Such a pseudo-ethical minister! In church, he'll say "Love thy neighbor as thyself," but he'll treat everyone lke dirt.
by dav davi November 20, 2013
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