open and genuine; not deceitful
"he was a good man, decent and sincere"; "felt sincere regret that they were leaving"; "sincere friendship"
earnest, sincere, solemn(adj)
characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
"both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate"; "an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant"; "a film with a solemn social message"
earnest; meaning what one says or does; truthful.
I believe he is sincere in his offer to help.
meant truly or earnestly.
She gave it a sincere, if misguided effort.
Origin: From sincère, from sincerus, from sin- + , from which also Ceres from which English cereal.
pure; unmixed; unadulterated
whole; perfect; unhurt; uninjured
being in reality what it appears to be; having a character which corresponds with the appearance; not falsely assumed; genuine; true; real; as, a sincere desire for knowledge; a sincere contempt for meanness
honest; free from hypocrisy or dissimulation; as, a sincere friend; a sincere person
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sin-sēr′, adj. clean: pure: (B.) unadulterated: being in reality what it is in appearance: unfeigned: frank: honest: true, virtuous.—adv. Sincēre′ly.—ns. Sincēre′ness, Sincer′ity, state or quality of being sincere: honesty of mind: freedom from pretence. [Fr.,—L. sincerus, clean, generally derived from sine, without, cera, wax; better from sin-, single, -cerus for an assumed scerus, bright.]
The numerical value of sincere in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of sincere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
We will learn soon enough if those statements are genuine and sincere.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud.
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
I express my profound sorrow and sincere apologies to anyone who was abused by a priest, sister or a lay church worker.
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- sincerCatalan, Valencian
- sincero, assiduo, zelante, fervidoItalian
- دڵ پاکKurdish
- içten, kalpten, yürekten, samimiTurkish
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