insincere

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Insincere \In'sin*cere"\, adjective [L. insincerus. See {In-} not, and {Sincere}.]

1. Not being in truth what one appears to be; not sincere; dissembling; hypocritical; disingenuous; deceitful; false; -- said of persons; also of speech, thought; etc.; as, insincere declarations.

2. Disappointing; imperfect; unsound. [Obs.]

To render sleep's soft blessings insincere. --Pope.

Syn: Dissembling; hollow; hypocritical; deceptive deceitful; false; disingenuous; untrustworthy.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

insincere

adjective

1: lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere" [ant: {sincere}]


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