feigned

  • 1 Feigned — Feigned, a. Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false. A feigned friend. Shak. [1913 Webster] Give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips. Ps. xvii. 1. {Feign ed*ly}, adv. {Feign ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] Her …

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  • 2 feigned — I adjective apocryphal, artificial, assumed, bogus, colorable, counterfeit, deceptive, delusive, disguised, dishonest, disingenuous, evasive, fabricated, factitious, faked, false, fictitious, forged, fraudulent, hypocritical, illusory, imaginary …

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  • 3 feigned — feigned; un·feigned; feigned·ly; …

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  • 4 feigned — [adj] pretended affected, artificial, assumed, counterfeit, fabricated, fake, faked, false, fictitious, imaginary, imagined, imitation, insincere, phony, pretended, pseudo*, put on*, sham*, simulated, spurious; concepts 401,582 Ant. genuine, real …

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  • 5 feigned — [fānd] adj. 1. Now Rare fictitious; imagined 2. pretended; simulated; sham …

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  • 6 feigned — feignedly /fay nid lee/, adv. feignedness, n. /faynd/, adj. 1. pretended; sham; counterfeit: feigned enthusiasm. 2. assumed; fictitious: a feigned name. 3. disguised: a feigned voice. [1325 75; ME; see FEIGN, ED2] * * * …

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  • 7 Feigned — Feign Feign, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Feigned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Feigning}.] [OE. feinen, F. feindre (p. pr. feignant), fr. L. fingere; akin to L. figura figure,and E. dough. See {Dough}, and cf. {Figure}, {Faint}, {Effigy}, {Fiction}.] 1. To give a… …

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  • 8 feigned — adjective /ˈfeɪnd/ Pertaining to a pretense, a counterfeit, or something false or fraudulent. 1841 I have passed my word, said Jowl with feigned reluctance, and Ill keep it. When does this match come off? I wish it was over. To night? Charles… …

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  • 9 feigned — adj. Feigned is used with these nouns: ↑indifference, ↑innocence …

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  • 10 feigned — [[t]feɪnd[/t]] adj. 1) pretended; sham; counterfeit: feigned enthusiasm[/ex] 2) assumed; fictitious • Etymology: 1325–75 feign•ed•ly ˈfeɪ nɪd li adv …

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  • 11 feigned — adjective not genuine feigned sympathy • Similar to: ↑insincere …

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  • 12 feigned — adjective Date: 14th century 1. fictitious 2. not genuine or real …

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  • 13 feigned — Synonyms and related words: affected, apocryphal, artificial, assumed, bastard, bogus, brummagem, colorable, colored, counterfeit, counterfeited, distorted, dressed up, dummy, embellished, embroidered, ersatz, factitious, fake, faked, FALSE,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 feigned — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. simulated, counterfeit, sham, false; see false 3 , pretended . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not genuine or sincere: affected, artificial, insincere, phony, pretended. See TRUE …

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  • 15 feigned — adj. phony, fake; counterfeit; assumed, fictitious feɪn v. fake, pretend; make up, fabricate; imitate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 feigned — feeding …

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  • 17 feigned — adj 1. fake, counterfeit, sham, bogus, fraudulent, false, spurious, meretricious, flash; pretended, make believe, acted, theatrical, affected, put on, mock, insincere, ungenuine, Sl. hokey; pseudo, imitation, simulated, synthetic, ersatz,… …

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  • 18 feigned — /feɪnd/ (say faynd) adjective 1. pretended; sham; counterfeit. 2. assumed, as a name. 3. disguised, as a voice. 4. fictitiously invented. –feignedly /ˈfeɪnədli/ (say faynuhdlee), adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 feigned — /feynd/ Fictitious; pretended; supposititious; simulated …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 feigned — /feynd/ Fictitious; pretended; supposititious; simulated …

    Black's law dictionary