Definition of Feigned

1. Adjective. Not genuine. "Feigned sympathy"

Similar to: Insincere



Definition of Feigned

1. a. Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false.

Definition of Feigned

1. Adjective. Pertaining to a pretense, a counterfeit, or something false or fraudulent. ¹

2. Verb. (past of feign) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Feigned

1. feign [v] - See also: feign

Medical Definition of Feigned

1. Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false. "A feigned friend." "Give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips." (Ps. Xvii. 1) Feign"edly, Feign"edness, "Her treacherous sister Judah hath not turned unto me with her whole heart, but feignedly." (Jer. Iii. 10) Feigned issue, 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feigned

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feigned (current term)
feigned eruption
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feijoa
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feijoada
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feine

Literary usage of Feigned

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1. The Monthly Review (1844)
"On feigned and Factitious Diseases, §c. By H. GAVIN, MD Churchill. Marshall in his work on the " Enlisting, Discharging, and Pensioning of Soldiers," has ..."

2. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1799)
"Loti Berkeley, Mich> }> f». 3. 4 Term Rep. BR 40*. Upon the trial of a feigned ¡Hue (which was to try a corporation right) it was found for the ..."

3. The Law of Patents for Useful Inventions by William Callyhan Robinson (1890)
"Trial by Jury on feigned Issues. In the earlier periods of patent ... Where the facts are first passed * That a feigned issue may be or- upon by a jury, ..."

4. The History of Economics by Henry Dunning Macleod (1896)
"We can argue from feigned cases, and educe principles from them, with exactly the same degree of certainty as if they were real cases; and also with the ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of New Trials in Cases Civil and Criminal by David Graham, Thomas Whitney Waterman (1855)
"The object of a feigned issue is to satisfy the mind of the equity judge ... If the verdict on the feigned issue be decidedly unsatisfactory to the judge ..."

6. A Text-book of Legal Medicine and Toxicology by Walter Stanley Haines (1904)
"feigned surgical affections, with the exception of such as are due to hysteria, are comparatively so rare in private practice, and real ones so common, ..."

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