FEIGNED's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of feigned
Definition:
a. not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false
Example:
I knew fortune-tellers did not express themselves as this seeming old woman had expressed herself; besides I had noted her feigned voice, her anxiety to conceal her features.
Sentence in Classic:
He bestowed them in his pockets with feigned composure and suffered the friendly teller, to whom his father chatted, to take his hand across the broad counter and wish him a brilliant career in after life.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Had he appeared surprised at his own arrest, or feigned indignation at it, I should have looked upon it as highly suspicious, because such surprise or anger would not be natural under the circumstances, and yet might appear to be the best policy to a scheming man.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She looked at the faces of the audience, seeking in them the same sense of ridicule and perplexity she herself experienced, but they all seemed attentive to what was happening on the stage, and expressed delight which to Natasha seemed feigned.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
We agreed, without any more consultation, that we would both go, and that Dora was a little Impostor, who feigned to be rather unwell, because she liked to be petted.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
As Louisa feigned to rouse herself, and sat up, Sissy retired, so that she stood placidly near the bedside.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
When the fated horse leapt down on the steep towers of Troy, bearing armed infantry for the burden of its womb, she, in feigned procession, led round our Phrygian women with Bacchic cries; herself she upreared a mighty flame amid them, and called the Grecians out of the fortress height.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
Then he descended with cautious and slow step, for he dreaded lest an accident similar to that he had so adroitly feigned should happen in reality.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Besides, the physician might declare the ailment feigned; and Milady, after having lost the first trick, was not willing to lose the second.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Once, in boyish mockery of Narcissus, he had kissed, or feigned to kiss, those painted lips that now smiled so cruelly at him.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context