Synonyms for feign

Synonyms for (verb) feign

Synonyms: sham, dissemble, feign, pretend, affect

Definition: make believe with the intent to deceive

Usage: He feigned that he was ill; He shammed a headache

Similar words: belie, misrepresent

Definition: represent falsely

Usage: This statement misrepresents my intentions


Synonyms: assume, sham, simulate, feign

Definition: make a pretence of

Usage: She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger; he feigned sleep

Similar words: dissemble, pretend, act

Definition: behave unnaturally or affectedly

Usage: She's just acting