unfeigned

[ uhn-feynd ]
/ ʌnˈfeɪnd /

adjective

not feigned; sincere; genuine.

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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unfeigned


adj.

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

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