feigned

[ feynd ]
/ feɪnd /
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adjective

pretended; sham; counterfeit: feigned enthusiasm.
assumed; fictitious: a feigned name.
disguised: a feigned voice.

Nearby words

  1. feeze,
  2. fef,
  3. fehling's solution,
  4. fei,
  5. feign,
  6. feignedly,
  7. feijoa,
  8. feijoada,
  9. feininger,
  10. feininger, lyonel

Origin of feigned

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at feign, -ed2

Related formsfeign·ed·ly [fey-nid-lee] /ˈfeɪ nɪd li/, adverbfeign·ed·ness, noun

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