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feigned adj : not genuine; "feigned sympathy"

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Adjective

  1. Pertaining to 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.

Verb

feigned
  1. past of feign

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