Definitions for sinceritysɪnˈsɛr ɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sin•cer•i•ty*sɪnˈsɛr ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
freedom from deceit, hypocrisy, or falseness; earnestness; probity.
* Syn: See honor.
Origin of sincerity:
1540–50; < L sincēritās. See sincere , -ity
earnestness, seriousness, sincerity(noun)
an earnest and sincere feeling
the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical
"his sincerity inspired belief"; "they demanded some proof of my sincerity"
a quality of naturalness and simplicity
"the simple sincerity of folk songs"
seriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sincerity(noun)
the trait of being serious
"a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sincerity(noun)ɪnˈsɛr ɪ ti
genuineness and honesty
I doubted his sincerity.
The quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind or intention; freedom from simulation, hypocrisy, disguise, or false pretense.
Origin: From sincérité.
the quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind or intention; freedom from simulation, hypocrisy, disguise, or false pretense; sincereness
Sincerity is the virtue of one who speaks and acts truly about his or her own feelings, thoughts, and desires.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
in Carlyle's ethics the one test of all worth in a human being, that he really with his whole soul means what he is saying and doing, and is courageously ready to front time and eternity on the stake.
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. A mental attitude acquired after long practise by man, in order to conceal his ulterior motives. 2. To be childish, to be senile. 3. To lack invention, imagination or character. (A sincere man is one who bluffs only a part of the time.)
Translations for sincerity
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the state of being sincere
The sincerity of his comments was obvious to all.
- eerlikheid, opregtheidAfrikaans
- صِدْق، إخْلاصArabic
- sinceridadePortuguese (BR)
- die AufrichtigkeitGerman
- सच्चाई, ईमानदारीHindi
- iskrenost, otvorenostCroatian
- 성실, 진실Korean
- patiesums; sirsnībaLatvian
- اخلاص، صميميت، دزړه ګرانښتPashto
- 真誠Chinese (Trad.)
- щирість, відвертістьUkrainian
- sự thật thàVietnamese
- 真诚Chinese (Simp.)
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