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"a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere"
Etymology: From insincerus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: insineerus, Lat. in and sincere.
Ah why, Penelope, this causeless fear,
To render sleep's soft blessings insincere?
Alike devote to sorrow's dire extreme,
The day reflection, and the midnight dream. Alexander Pope.
Sincerity is the virtue of one who communicates and acts in accordance with the entirety of their feelings, beliefs, thoughts, and desires in a manner that is honest and genuine.
not being in truth what one appears to be; not sincere; dissembling; hypocritical; disingenuous; deceitful; false; -- said of persons; also of speech, thought; etc.; as, insincere declarations
disappointing; imperfect; unsound
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-sin-sēr′, adj. deceitful: dissembling: not to be trusted: unsound.—adv. Insincere′ly.—n. Insincer′ity.
The numerical value of insincere in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of insincere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of insincere in a Sentence
Everyone says he's sincere, but everyone isn't sincere. If everyone was sincere who says he's sincere there wouldn't be half so many insincere ones in the world and there would be lots, lots, lots more really sincere ones!
The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself. Check yourself against this list of obstacles to a pleasing personality interrupting others sarcasm vanity being a poor listener insincere flattery finding fault challenging others without good cause giving unsolicited advice complaining attitude of superiority envy of others' success poor posture and dress.
What monster have we here? A great Deed at this hour of day? A great just deed -- and not for pay? Absurd -- or insincere?
Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast - a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
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