from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not real; pretended: a feigned modesty.
- adj. Made-up; fictitious.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to a pretense, a counterfeit, or something false or fraudulent.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of feign.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not genuine
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Boehner, speaking today on Fox News, said he brushed off Biden's outburst, which he described as "feigned moral outrage" from the vice president.
The first general in feigned outrage tells the Fuhrer that they should exterminate one hundred thousand Jews.
I cringed, but covered it by stroking my nose in feigned indifference.
Nur al-Din feigned to forget he was there and, drinking off the cup, threw himself on the ground as if the drink had overcome him; whereupon Anis al-Jalis glanced at him and said, O Shaykh
Music producers are, discovering that many of the songs played online are unauthorized, says state news organ Xinhua in feigned surprise and concern, quoting Xu Chao, a senior official with the State Copyright Bureau, as saying more and more disputes over music copyright have occurred recently.
Even obscenities were caught by roving cameras, resulting in feigned shock from the announcers while no doubt delighting the director and producer.
"Whatever is the matter?" asked Bezalel in feigned surprise.
He shook his head, and twinkled his eyes in feigned amusement, and marveled to himself that her intuition should have so squarely hit the mark.
Correct me if I’m wrong but it looks like Specter is just like all the other Republicans and simply posturing, blubbering in feigned indignation, and mugging for the camera’s in the wake of the November elections.
Scrutinize those buildings, touch those surfaces and you'll discover a disconcerting number of restored façades, reassembled colonnades and a positive glorying in what the Italians call "feigned" materials: simulated marble, cleverly disguised concrete and a cunning assortment of ashlar, or thin stone slabs applied to resemble weighty blocks.