Feigned meaning

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Not real; pretended.

A feigned modesty.

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Being 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?" — Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop, Chapter 9.

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Made-up; fictitious.
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Simple past tense and past participle of feign.
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The definition of feigned is pretended or simulated.

If you pretended to be fascinated with your sister's 100 slides from her vacation but really you didn't care at all, this is an example of a time when you had feigned interest.

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(now rare) Fictitious; imagined.
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Pretended; simulated; sham.
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