Definitions for sinceresɪnˈsɪər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
free of deceit, hypocrisy, or falseness:
a sincere apology.
a sincere effort to improve.
* Syn: See earnest1.
Origin of sincere:
1525–35; < L sincērus pure, clean
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sincere congratulations; Was she being sincere when she complimented him?
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
Translations for sincere
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a sincere desire; sincere friends.
- egte, wareAfrikaans
- صادِق، مُخْلِصArabic
- sinceroPortuguese (BR)
- ειλικρινής, γνήσιοςGreek
- puhtsüdamlik, tõelineEstonian
- כֵּן, כֵּנָהHebrew
- istinski, praviCroatian
- nuoširdus, tikrasLithuanian
- īsts; sirsnīgsLatvian
- oppriktig, ekteNorwegian
- رښتونى، پاك زړى، سپين: صميمي سوچه، اصلي، رښتيانيPashto
- искренний; настоящийRussian
- samimî, içtenTurkish
- 真誠的Chinese (Trad.)
- щирий, справжнійUkrainian
- سچا، مخلصUrdu
- thành thật, chân thậtVietnamese
- 真诚的Chinese (Simp.)
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