What does sincere mean?

Definitions for sincere
sɪnˈsɪərsin·cere

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sincere(adj)

    open and genuine; not deceitful

    "he was a good man, decent and sincere"; "felt sincere regret that they were leaving"; "sincere friendship"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. sincere(Adjective)

    earnest; meaning what one says or does; truthful.

    I believe he is sincere in his offer to help.

    Etymology: From sincère, from sincerus, from sin- + , from which also Ceres from which English cereal.

  2. sincere(Adjective)

    meant truly or earnestly.

    She gave it a sincere, if misguided effort.

    Etymology: From sincère, from sincerus, from sin- + , from which also Ceres from which English cereal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sincere

    pure; unmixed; unadulterated

  2. Sincere

    whole; perfect; unhurt; uninjured

  3. Sincere

    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

  4. Sincere

    honest; free from hypocrisy or dissimulation; as, a sincere friend; a sincere person

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sincere

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sincere in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sincere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of sincere in a Sentence

  1. Kim Jong:

    I firmly believe that the strong will, sincere efforts and unique approach of myself and Your Excellency Mr. President aimed at opening up a new future between the DPRK and the U.S. will surely come to fruition.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The private company thinks merely about own profits & money, so obviously it tends to recruit and retain only the employees with the same selfish thinking rather than those who are sincere and hardworking.

  3. Bruce Lee:

    Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.

  4. Kailey Gray:

    A lot of young people are turned off by politicians because they don't exactly tell the truth all the time and flip flop around the issues, you can just kind of tell when someone isn't sincere, but Bernie's been saying the same thing for decades and he doesn't sway on the issues. He really knows what's right and sticks to what he believes in even if it's not the most popular.

  5. Janet Hermes:

    It is with heavy hearts that the family of Jared Lorenzen would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation for all of your support and prayers over the past six days.

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