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Definitions for sincere
sɪnˈsɪərsin·cere

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sincereadjective

    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, solemnadjective

    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. sincereadjective

    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. sincereadjective

    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. The Warriors:

    Mr. Mark Stevens behavior last night did not reflect the high standard that we hope to exemplify as an organization, were extremely disappointed in Mark Stevens actions and, along with Mr. Mark Stevens, offer our sincere apology to Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors organization for this unfortunate misconduct.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Surprise do not even a bit by seeing the employees who snatch away sincere, hard workers’ efforts credit often only get high salary increment and job promotion every year in a private organisation.

  3. L.F. Magister:

    Courage is a value contracted for two types of emotions; love and hate, so all actions carried out by these are also the most sincere.

  4. George Leo Thomas:

    I express my profound sorrow and sincere apologies to anyone who was abused by a priest, sister or a lay church worker.

  5. Duane Quam:

    I respect Jamie and my actions at Monday's forum did not reflect that, unfortunately, my nerves got the best of me with our timed responses and I was not as graceful as I should have been while we shared the microphone. My sincere apologies to Jamie and I look forward to continuing a positive campaign.

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