HyperDic: feigning

English > 2 senses of the word feigning:
NOUNcommunicationfeigning, pretense, pretence, dissemblingpretending with intention to deceive / deceive
actfeigning, pretense, pretence, pretending, simulationthe act of giving a false / false / false appearance
feigning > pronunciation
Soundsfey'nihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > feigning: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningpretending with intention to deceive / deceive.
Synonymspretense, pretence, dissembling
Narrowerbluffpretense that your position is stronger than it really is
hypocrisy, lip serviceAn expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction
pretext, stalking-horseSomething serving to conceal plans
Broadermisrepresentation, deceit, deceptionA misleading falsehood
Spanishapariencia, disimulo, fingimiento, pretensión
Catalanfingiment
Verbsfeignmake believe with the intent to deceive / deceive
English > feigning: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of giving a false / false / false appearance.
Synonymspretense, pretence, pretending, simulation
Narroweraffectation, mannerism, pose, affectednessA deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
appearance, showpretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression
make-believe, pretendThe enactment of a pretense
masquerade, charademaking a false / false / false outward show
Broaderdeception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulationThe act of deceiving / deceiving
Spanishfachada, fingimiento, simulación
Catalanfingiment, pretensió, simulació
Verbsfeignmake a pretence of

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