unfeigned

adjective
un·​feigned | \ ˌən-ˈfānd How to pronounce unfeigned (audio) \

Definition of unfeigned

: not feigned or hypocritical : genuine

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Other Words from unfeigned

unfeignedly \ ˌən-​ˈfā-​nəd-​lē How to pronounce unfeignedly (audio) , -​ˈfānd-​lē How to pronounce unfeignedly (audio) \ adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms for unfeigned

Synonyms

heartfelt, sincere

Antonyms

affected, artificial, false, feigned, insincere

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sincere, wholehearted, heartfelt, hearty, unfeigned mean genuine in feeling. sincere stresses absence of hypocrisy, feigning, or any falsifying embellishment or exaggeration. a sincere apology wholehearted suggests sincerity and earnest devotion without reservation or misgiving. promised our wholehearted support heartfelt suggests depth of genuine feeling outwardly expressed. expresses our heartfelt gratitude hearty suggests honesty, warmth, and exuberance in displaying feeling. received a hearty welcome unfeigned stresses spontaneity and absence of pretense. her unfeigned delight at receiving the award

Examples of unfeigned in a Sentence

She looked at him with unfeigned admiration. the young soprano retains an unfeigned humility that is surprising, given the critical acclaim she has received

First Known Use of unfeigned

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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unfeed

unfeeling

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unfelicitous

unfellowed

unfelt

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unfeigned

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unfeigned

: not false or pretended

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