unfeigned

[ uhn-feynd ]
/ ʌnˈfeɪnd /

adjective

not feigned; sincere; genuine.

Nearby words

  1. unfazed,
  2. unfeasible,
  3. unfederated malay states,
  4. unfeeling,
  5. unfeelingly,
  6. unfertilized,
  7. unfetter,
  8. unfettered,
  9. unfilial,
  10. unfilled

Origin of unfeigned

First recorded in 1325–75, unfeigned is from the Middle English word unfeynid. See un-1, feign, -ed2

Related formsun·feign·ed·ly [uhn-fey-nid-lee] /ʌnˈfeɪ nɪd li/, adverbun·feign·ed·ness, noun

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Word Origin and History for unfeigned

unfeigned

adj.

late 14c., "sincere, genuine, true, real," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of feign.

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