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Definition of Feign

Feign

  1. To give a mental existence to, as to something not real or actual; to imagine; to invent; hence, to pretend; to form and relate as if true.
  2. To represent by a false appearance of; to pretend; to counterfeit; as, to feign a sickness.
  3. To dissemble; to conceal.

Feign Quotations

When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes. We get paid to feign attraction and love. Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone, touching someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous relationship would never do with anyone who's not their partner. It's really kind of gross.
Megan Fox

There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience.
Marquis de Sade

Something stopped me in school a little bit. Anything that I'm not interested in, I can't even feign interest.
Quentin Tarantino

I would tell anyone who wants something from someone else to feign not wanting it. People are perverse. If you show great affection to them, they'll run the other way.
Hedy Lamarr

If U.S. foreign policy results in massive death and destruction abroad, we cannot feign innocence when some of that destruction is returned.
Ward Churchill
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Feign Translations

feign in Danish is foregive
feign in Dutch is fingeren, simuleren, doen alsof
feign in German is simulieren, fingiere, heucheln
feign in Norwegian is late som
feign in Portuguese is finja
feign in Spanish is fingir