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Meaning of FEIGNED

Pronunciation:  feynd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not genuine; "feigned sympathy"
 

FEIGNED is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: insincere
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Feigned\, a.
Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere;
false. ``A feigned friend.'' --Shak.

      Give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned
      lips.                                    --Ps. xvii. 1.
-- {Feign"ed*ly}, adv. -- {Feign"ed*ness}, n.

      Her treacherous sister Judah hath not turned unto me
      with her whole heart, but feignedly.     --Jer. iii.
                                               10.

{Feigned issue} (Law), an issue produced in a pretended
   action between two parties for the purpose of trying
   before a jury a question of fact which it becomes
   necessary to settle in the progress of a cause. --Burill.
   --Bouvier.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affected, apocryphal, artificial, assumed, bastard, bogus, brummagem, colorable, colored, counterfeit, counterfeited, distorted, dressed up, dummy, embellished, embroidered, ersatz, factitious, fake, faked, false, falsified, fictitious, fictive, garbled, hypocritical, illegitimate, imitation, junky, make-believe, man-made, mock, perverted, phony, pinchbeck, pretended, pseudo, put-on, quasi, queer, self-styled, sham, shoddy, simulated, so-called, soi-disant, spurious, supposititious, synthetic, tin, tinsel, titivated, twisted, unauthentic, ungenuine, unnatural, unreal, warped
 

 

 

 

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