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1. insincere

adjective. ['ˌɪnsɪnˈsɪr'] lacking sincerity.

Synonyms

  • artful
  • toadyish
  • bootlicking
  • false
  • dishonest
  • soapy
  • disingenuous
  • smarmy
  • imitative
  • buttery
  • sycophantic
  • dishonorable
  • obsequious
  • oleaginous
  • dissimulative
  • meretricious
  • unreal
  • fawning
  • unctuous
  • feigned
  • oily
  • plausible
  • gilded
  • fulsome
  • counterfeit
  • sincerity
  • hypocritical

Antonyms

  • honest
  • sincere
  • ingenuous
  • real
  • true
  • genuine

Etymology

  • insincerus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word insincere


1. Adjective
Sloppy writing may seem rushed and insincere and may not convey a thankful or thoughtful message.

2. Noun, singular or mass
False flattery can come across as insincere and make your colleague question your motives.

3. Adverb
Make sure you are sincere, however, as your Libra guy can tell if you are being insincere.

Quotes containing the word insincere


1. The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

2. An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
- Unknown

3. A faith that does not result in activity of any kind is a dead faith; it is empty, worthless, insincere.
- Derek Prince

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