HyperDic: insincere

English > 1 sense of the word insincere:
ADJECTIVEallinsincerelacking sincerity
insincere > pronunciation
Soundsih.nsihnsih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > insincere: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaninglacking sincerity.
Examples
  • "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"
  • "their praise was extravagant and insincere"
Attribute ofsincerityThe quality of being open and truthful
Narrowerbootlicking, fawning, obsequious, sycophantic, toadyishattempting to win favor / favor / favor from influential people by flattery
buttery, fulsome, oily, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuousunpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
dissimulativeconcealing under a false appearance with the intent to deceive
falsedeliberately deceptive
feignednot genuine
gilded, meretricious, specious, glossyBased on pretense
hypocriticalprofessing feelings or virtues one does not have
plausibleGiven to or characterized by presenting specious arguments
See alsocounterfeit, imitativenot genuine
dishonest, dishonorabledeceptive or fraudulent
disingenuous, artfulnot straightforward or candid / candid
falsenot in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
unreallacking in reality or substance or genuineness
Oppositesincereopen and genuine
Spanishhipócrita, insincero
Nounsinsinceritythe quality of not being open or truthful
Adverbsinsincerelywithout sincerity

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