What does sincerity mean?

Definitions for sincerity
sɪnˈsɛr ɪ tisin·cer·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. earnestness, seriousness, sincerity(noun)

    an earnest and sincere feeling

  2. sincerity(noun)

    the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical

    "his sincerity inspired belief"; "they demanded some proof of my sincerity"

  3. sincerity, unassumingness(noun)

    a quality of naturalness and simplicity

    "the simple sincerity of folk songs"

  4. seriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sincerity(noun)

    the trait of being serious

    "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice

Wiktionary

  1. sincerity(Noun)

    The quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind or intention; freedom from simulation, hypocrisy, disguise, or false pretense.

  2. Origin: From sincérité.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sincerity(noun)

    the quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind or intention; freedom from simulation, hypocrisy, disguise, or false pretense; sincereness

  2. Origin: [L. sinceritas: cf. F. sincrit.]

Freebase

  1. Sincerity

    Sincerity is the virtue of one who speaks and acts truly about his or her own feelings, thoughts, and desires.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sincerity

    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. sincerity

    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.)

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How to say sincerity in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sincerity in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sincerity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of sincerity in a Sentence

  1. Mencius:

    Sincerity is the way of Heaven.

  2. Confucius:

    Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.

  3. Quentin Crisp:

    The English think incompetence is the same thing as sincerity.

  4. Marawi Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra:

    There was a window of opportunity, but there was no show of sincerity.

  5. Carrie Lam:

    It is really to express my sincerity to start a dialogue with the people.

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