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Webster 1913 Edition


Insincerity

Inˊsin-cer′i-ty

,
Noun.
[Cf. F.
insincérité
.]
The quality of being insincere; lack of sincerity, or of being in reality what one appears to be; dissimulation; hypocritical; deceitfulness; hollowness; untrustworthiness;
as, the
insincerity
of a professed friend; the
insincerity
of professions of regard.
What men call policy and knowledge of the world, is commonly no other thing than dissimulation and
insincerity
.
Blair.

Webster 1828 Edition


Insincerity

INSINCER'ITY

,
Noun.
Dissimulation; want of sincerity or of being in reality what one appears to be; hypocrisy; used of persons.
1.
Deceitfulness; hollowness; used of things; as the insincerity of professions.

Definition 2021


insincerity

insincerity

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Noun

insincerity (countable and uncountable, plural insincerities)

  1. Property of being insincere, lacking sincerity or truthfulness.
    His insincerity was obvious to all; he was neither honest nor believable.

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