Synonyms and Antonyms of feigned
1 lacking in natural or spontaneous quality the feigned applause that polite people give after a bad concert Synonyms of feigned affected, assumed, bogus, contrived, factitious, fake, false, artificial, forced, mechanical, mock, phony (also phoney), plastic, pretended, pseudo, put-on, sham, simulated, spurious, strained, unnaturalWords Related to feigned automatic, canned, concocted, fabricated, hokey, labored, manufactured, pat, unauthentic, unreal, unrealistic; double-dealing, empty, facile, hollow, hypocritical, insincere, left-handed, mealy, mealymouthed, two-faced, unctuous; exaggerated, histrionic, melodramatic, overacted, overdone, theatrical (also theatric); cute, cutesy, genteel, goody-goody, mincing, overrefined, simpering; conventional, formal, impersonal, inflexible, rigid, stiff, stylized, wooden; artful, calculated, conscious, cultivated, deliberate, premeditated, studiedNear Antonyms of feigned authentic, bona fide, real, realistic, right, true; honest, ingenuous, sincere, unpretending; easy, effortless, smooth; extemporaneous, impromptu, impulsive, instinctive, unconscious, unprompted, unrehearsed, unstudiedAntonyms of feigned artless, genuine, natural, spontaneous, unaffected, uncontrived, unfeigned, unforced
2 not being or expressing what one appears to be or express the feigned looks of innocence I got when I asked who had broken the lamp Synonyms of feigned artificial, backhanded, counterfeit, double, double-dealing, double-faced, fake, insincere, hypocritical, Janus-faced, jive [slang], left-handed, lip, mealy, mealymouthed, Pecksniffian, phony (also phoney), phony-baloney (or phoney-baloney), pretended, two-faced, unctuousWords Related to feigned affected, assumed, claptrap, contrived, forced, mechanical, put-on, simulated, strained, unnatural; empty, hollow, meaningless; deceitful, devious, dishonest, false, untruthful; facile, glib, superficial; bogus, sham; campy, facetious, jocular, tongue-in-cheek; canting, pharisaical, pious, sanctimonious, self-righteous, simon-pureNear Antonyms of feigned direct, forthright, frank, heart-to-heart, open, plain, straightforwardAntonyms of feigned artless, candid, genuine, heartfelt, honest, sincere, undesigning, unfeigned
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