Definitions for sinceritysɪnˈsɛr ɪ ti
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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
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
Origin: [L. sinceritas: cf. F. sincrit.]
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.)
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sincerity is the way of Heaven.
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.
The English think incompetence is the same thing as sincerity.
The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything.
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