feigning[ feyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF feigning
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FEIGNING
"I won't have you go out," she cried, feigning sudden despair.
He closed his eyes, feigning to drop asleep, as he sometimes did in the afternoon.
Therese had closed her eyelids some time previously, feigning slumber.
Because it suited her deep purpose, Mary consented, feigning to be persuaded.
No reason can be imagined for her feigning a possession which has pained her in a thousand ways.
I've heard of feigning sickness before now, to get rid of work.
Come, my friend, that is indeed too much; unquestionably there was no feigning there.
Mathilde, feigning sleep, placed her head on Dorn's shoulder.
Feigning a yawn, Stefano growled, "Who's there at this hour?"
"I dare say he won't die," said Alan, feigning a cheerfulness he did not feel.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FEIGNING
- dumb act