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. New Hampshire strategist Dave Carney:

    He has abilities as a retail politician to listen and be sincere and authentic.

  2. The Blue:

    Seeing the announced statements and responses from North Korea and the United States, we see the two parties as having a sincere and serious attitude (to stand in each other's shoes).

  3. Tayyip Erdogan:

    It is time for the Greek Cypriots to show sincere efforts as well, if that happens, we believe it is possible for 2015 to be the year of solution.

  4. Abu Hurriya:

    If Abu Hurriya is sincere, he would be willing to do just that -- be supervised and work for ongoing trust.

  5. Laura Geller:

    I’ve always made my clients feel like they were safe, and they know that my interest in them is sincere, they want you to become part of their lives.

Images & Illustrations of sincere

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