Translation: from english

to feign a sickness

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  • Feign — Feign, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Feigned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Feigning}.] [OE. feinen, F. feindre (p. pr. feignant), fr. L. fingere; akin to L. figura figure,and E. dough. See {Dough}, and cf. {Figure}, {Faint}, {Effigy}, {Fiction}.] 1. To give a mental …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sickness — noun 1 state of being ill ADJECTIVE ▪ chronic ▪ long, long term (esp. BrE) ▪ The policy includes long term sickness cover. VERB + SICKNESS ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • feign — feigner, n. feigningly, adv. /fayn/, v.t. 1. to represent fictitiously; put on an appearance of: to feign sickness. 2. to invent fictitiously or deceptively, as a story or an excuse. 3. to imitate deceptively: to feign another s voice. v.i. 4. to …   Universalium

  • feign — [[t]feɪn[/t]] v. t. 1) to represent fictitiously; put on an appearance of: to feign sickness[/ex] 2) to invent fictitiously or deceptively, as a story or an excuse 3) to imitate deceptively: to feign another s voice[/ex] 4) to make believe;… …   From formal English to slang

  • sickness —   Ma i; ulupō (sudden).    ♦ Siege of sickness, chronic illness, ka a ma i.    ♦ Period of sickness, kau ma i.    ♦ Susceptible to sickness, pāma i.    ♦ Sickness due to displeasure of the family god, ho opa ipa i aumakua.    ♦ Wasting sickness,… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • feign — /feɪn / (say fayn) verb (t) 1. to invent fictitiously or deceptively, as a story or an excuse. 2. to represent fictitiously; put on an appearance of: to feign sickness. 3. to imitate deceptively; simulate: *With that, Paul leapt into bed, put his …   Australian English dictionary

  • feign — verb Feign is used with these nouns as the object: ↑disappointment, ↑enthusiasm, ↑ignorance, ↑illness, ↑indifference, ↑injury, ↑innocence, ↑insanity, ↑interest, ↑look, ↑nonchalance, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • feign — verb /feɪn/ a) To represent by a false appearance of; to pretend; to counterfeit. The pupil feigned sickness on the day of his exam. b) To give a mental existence to something that is not real or actual; to imagine; to invent; to pretend; to form …   Wiktionary

  • feign sickness — pretend to be ill, act sick …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Feigned — Feign Feign, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Feigned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Feigning}.] [OE. feinen, F. feindre (p. pr. feignant), fr. L. fingere; akin to L. figura figure,and E. dough. See {Dough}, and cf. {Figure}, {Faint}, {Effigy}, {Fiction}.] 1. To give a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feigning — Feign Feign, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Feigned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Feigning}.] [OE. feinen, F. feindre (p. pr. feignant), fr. L. fingere; akin to L. figura figure,and E. dough. See {Dough}, and cf. {Figure}, {Faint}, {Effigy}, {Fiction}.] 1. To give a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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