Today’s word of the day is ‘Feign‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Feign [ feyn ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The word is derived from the Old French language word feign and from the Latin word fingre.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Bahaana karana
2. Spanish – Fingir
3. French – Feindre
4. Mandarin – Jiǎzhuāng
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. The lady had to feign a continued lack of consciousness in order to deceive the enemy.
2. Cassie drew her brows down to feign a stern expression.
3. The kids always feign sleep when I go in to check on them.
4. Some animals feign death when in danger.
5. He held a feign relationship with Sabrina just to score a night of sex with her.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
act, affect, assume, bluff, counterfeit, devise, dissemble, dissimulate, fabricate, fake, forge, imagine, imitate, invent, play, sham, simulate, stonewall, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
be honest, tell truth, be true, etc
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
No matter the powers and feign glory we arrogate to ourselves as human beings, we will all face judgement one day. Nigerians mourn as TB Joshua passes on.
God is always God! pic.twitter.com/OaINuMf4bW
— Analimbey, A. 𝕮𝖍𝖗𝖎𝖘 (Journalist) (@analimbeychris) June 6, 2021