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ma·lin·ger

 (mə-lĭng′gər)
intr.v. ma·lin·gered, ma·lin·ger·ing, ma·lin·gers
To feign illness or other incapacity in order to avoid duty or work.

[From French malingre, sickly.]

ma·lin′ger·er n.

malinger

(məˈlɪŋɡə)
vb
(intr) to pretend or exaggerate illness, esp to avoid work
[C19: from French malingre sickly, perhaps from mal badly + Old French haingre feeble]
maˈlingerer n

ma•lin•ger

(məˈlɪŋ gər)

v.i.
to pretend illness, esp. in order to shirk duty or work.
[1810–20; < French malingre sickly =mal- mal- + Old French heingre haggard]
ma•lin′ger•er, n.

malinger


Past participle: malingered
Gerund: malingering

Imperative
malinger
malinger
Present
I malinger
you malinger
he/she/it malingers
we malinger
you malinger
they malinger
Preterite
I malingered
you malingered
he/she/it malingered
we malingered
you malingered
they malingered
Present Continuous
I am malingering
you are malingering
he/she/it is malingering
we are malingering
you are malingering
they are malingering
Present Perfect
I have malingered
you have malingered
he/she/it has malingered
we have malingered
you have malingered
they have malingered
Past Continuous
I was malingering
you were malingering
he/she/it was malingering
we were malingering
you were malingering
they were malingering
Past Perfect
I had malingered
you had malingered
he/she/it had malingered
we had malingered
you had malingered
they had malingered
Future
I will malinger
you will malinger
he/she/it will malinger
we will malinger
you will malinger
they will malinger
Future Perfect
I will have malingered
you will have malingered
he/she/it will have malingered
we will have malingered
you will have malingered
they will have malingered
Future Continuous
I will be malingering
you will be malingering
he/she/it will be malingering
we will be malingering
you will be malingering
they will be malingering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been malingering
you have been malingering
he/she/it has been malingering
we have been malingering
you have been malingering
they have been malingering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been malingering
you will have been malingering
he/she/it will have been malingering
we will have been malingering
you will have been malingering
they will have been malingering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been malingering
you had been malingering
he/she/it had been malingering
we had been malingering
you had been malingering
they had been malingering
Conditional
I would malinger
you would malinger
he/she/it would malinger
we would malinger
you would malinger
they would malinger
Past Conditional
I would have malingered
you would have malingered
he/she/it would have malingered
we would have malingered
you would have malingered
they would have malingered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.malinger - avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be illmalinger - avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
fiddle, shirk, shrink from, goldbrick - avoid (one's assigned duties); "The derelict soldier shirked his duties"
Translations
يَتَمارَض
simulovat
skrópa
apsimesti sergančiamsimuliantassimuliuoti
simulēt slimību
hasta taklidi yapmakyalandan kendini hasta göstermek

malinger

[məˈlɪŋgəʳ] VIfingirse enfermo, hacer la encorvada

malinger

[məˈlɪŋgər] vifaire semblant d'être malade

malinger

malinger

[məˈlɪŋgəʳ] vifingersi malato/a (per non lavorare)

malinger

(məˈliŋgə) verb
to pretend to be unwell eg in order to avoid work. He says he's ill, but I think he's just malingering.
maˈlingerer noun

ma·lin·ger

v. fingirse enfermo-a; fingir una enfermedad.

malinger

vi hacerse el enfermo (para evitar el trabajo, obtener compensación, etc.)
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Assessment requires a solid clinical background in understanding malingering response style, target symptoms, psychotic symptom manifestation, and the subsequent differentiation between genuine and malingered psychosis.
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Koch recommended two tools to screen people suspected of faking psychological injury: the Structured Inventory of Malingered Symptomatology (SIMS) and the Structured Interview of Reported Symptoms (SIRS).
Validation of malingered amnesia measures with a large clinical sample.