Feigned (?), a.

Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false.

"A feigned friend."


Give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips. Ps. xvii. 1.

-- Feign"ed*ly (#), adv. -- Feign"ed*ness, n.

Her treacherous sister Judah hath not turned unto me with her whole heart, but feignedly. Jer. iii. 10.

Feigned issue Law, an issue produced in a pretended action between two parties for the purpose of trying before a jury a question of fact which it becomes necessary to settle in the progress of a cause. Burill. Bouvier.


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