HyperDic: sincere

English > 2 senses of the word sincere:
ADJECTIVEallsincereopen and genuine
allsincere, earnest, solemncharacterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
sincere > pronunciation
Soundssihnsih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > sincere: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningopen and genuine; not deceitful.
Examples
  • "he was a good man, decent and sincere"
  • "felt sincere regret that they were leaving"
  • "sincere friendship"
Attribute ofsincerityThe quality of being open and truthful
Narrowerbona fideundertaken in good faith
cordialsincerely or intensely felt
dear, devout, earnest, heartfeltearnest
genuine, true, unfeignednot pretended
heart-whole, wholehearted, whole-souledWith unconditional / unconditional and enthusiastic devotion
honestWithout dissimulation
See alsogenuine, echtnot fake or counterfeit
honest, honorablenot disposed to cheat or defraud
ingenuous, artlessCharacterized by an inability to mask your feelings
real, existentBeing or occurring in fact or actuality
trueconsistent with fact or reality
Oppositeinsincerelacking sincerity
Spanishsincero
Catalansincer
Nounssinceritythe quality of being open and truthful
Adverbssincerelywith sincerity
English > sincere: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions.
Example "an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant"
Synonymsearnest, solemn
Broaderseriousconcerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
Spanishserio, sincero
Catalansincer, solemne
Nounssinceritythe trait of being serious
sincerityan earnest / earnest and sincere feeling

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