Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being feigned; fictitiousness; simulation; deceit.

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Examples

  • Therefore, if you will that I take any meddling in this process, first cause all these papers to be burnt; secondly, make the two gentlemen come personally before me, and afterwards, when I shall have heard them, I will tell you my opinion freely without any feignedness or dissimulation whatsoever.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Therefore, if you will that I take any meddling in this process, first cause all these papers to be burnt; secondly, make the two gentlemen come personally before me, and afterwards, when I shall have heard them, I will tell you my opinion freely without any feignedness or dissimulation whatsoever.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Therefore, if you will that I take any meddling in this process, first cause all these papers to be burnt; secondly, make the two gentlemen come personally before me, and afterwards, when I shall have heard them, I will tell you my opinion freely without any feignedness or dissimulation whatsoever.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 2

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