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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Feigned \Feigned\, a. Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false. "A feigned friend." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips. --Ps. xvii. 1. -- Feign"ed*ly, adv. -- Feign"ed*ness, n. [1913 Webster] Her treacherous sister Judah hath not turned unto me with her whole heart, but feignedly. --Jer. iii. 10. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]