Malingery Ma*lin"ger*y, n. The spirit or practices of a malingerer; malingering. [1913 Webster]

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  • malingery — malingˈery noun Feigned sickness • • • Main Entry: ↑malinger * * * malingery (məˈlɪŋgərɪ) [f. malinger v. + y.] = malingering vbl. n. 1847–54 in Webster; …   Useful english dictionary

  • malingery — noun The spirit or practices of a malingerer; malingering …   Wiktionary

  • malinger — verb /məˈlɪŋɡə,məˈlɪŋɡɚ/ To feign illness, injury, or incapacitation in order to avoid work or obligation. It is not uncommon on exam days for several students to malinger rather than prepare themselves. See Also: malingerer, malingering, malinge …   Wiktionary

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