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unfeigned

[uhn-feynd] /ʌnˈfeɪnd/
adjective
1.
not feigned; sincere; genuine.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English unfeynid. See un-1, feign, -ed2
Related forms
unfeignedly
[uhn-fey-nid-lee] /ʌnˈfeɪ nɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
unfeignedness, noun
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  • Mankind has borne him and raised him and he is the direct, unfeigned expression of mankind's innermost, deepest-hidden urges.
  • It is with unfeigned regret the colonel commanding bids you all an affectionate farewell.
Word Origin and History for unfeigned
adj.

late 14c., "sincere, genuine, true, real," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of feign.

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