Feigned - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfeɪnd|  American pronunciation of the word feigned
Brit.  |feɪnd|  British pronunciation of the word feigned
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto feign
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto feign

adjective

- not genuine

feigned sympathy

Examples

...the feigned applause that polite people give after a bad concert...

...the feigned looks of innocence I got when I asked who had broken the lamp...

Mortal enemies came every day to pay their feigned civilities. (Th. B. Macaulay)

He feigned that he was sick.

He feigned that he was ill

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