Definition of feigned
1 : fictitious Was his account actual or feigned?
2 : not genuine or real showered him with feigned compliments
Examples of feigned in a Sentence
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
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This story has been corrected to show the year of the feigned injuries was 2005, not 2006.
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