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Princeton's WordNet

  1. feignedadjective

    not genuine

    "feigned sympathy"

Wiktionary

  1. feignedadjective

    Pertaining to a pretense, a counterfeit, or something false or fraudulent.

    1841 "I have passed my word," said Jowl with feigned reluctance, "and I'll keep it. When does this match come off? I wish it was over. -- To-night?" u2014 Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop, Chapter 9.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feigned

    of Feign

  2. Feignedadjective

    not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of feigned in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of feigned in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of feigned in a Sentence

  1. Riek Machar:

    The massacres against Nuer in Juba, South Sudan triggered the present civil war, which Kiir feigned as a coup against the state. Our people and the whole world know there was no coup. It all started as a political dispute within the SPLM Governance.

  2. Assistant District Attorney Melissa Woodward:

    This was by all accounts a double murder with a pitiful feigned suicide attempt by the defendant.

  3. Joseph Brodsky:

    The surest defense against Evil is extreme individualism, originality of thinking, whimsicality, even -- if you will -- eccentricity. That is, something that can't be feigned, faked, imitated; something even a seasoned imposter couldn't be happy with.

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