HyperDic: sincerity

English > 4 senses of the word sincerity:
NOUNfeelingsincerity, earnestness, seriousnessan earnest / earnest and sincere feeling
attributesinceritythe quality of being open and truthful
attributesincerity, unassumingnessa quality of naturalness and simplicity
attributesincerity, seriousness, earnestness, serious-mindednessthe trait of being serious
sincerity > pronunciation
Soundssihnseh'rahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > sincerity: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn earnest / earnest and sincere feeling.
Synonymsearnestness, seriousness
Broadergravity, solemnityA solemn and dignified feeling
Spanishsinceridad
Catalansinceritat
Adjectivessincerecharacterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
English > sincerity: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical.
Examples
  • "his sincerity inspired belief"
  • "they demanded some proof of my sincerity"
Attributesinsincerelacking sincerity
sincereopen and genuine
Narrowerheartiness, wholeheartednessThe quality of hearty sincerity
singleness, straightforwardnessWithout hypocrisy
BroadertruthfulnessThe quality of being truthful
Oppositeinsincerity, falseness, hollownessThe quality of not being open or truthful
Spanishsinceridad
Catalansinceritat
Adjectivessincereopen and genuine
English > sincerity: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA quality of naturalness and simplicity.
Example"the simple sincerity of folk songs"
Synonymunassumingness
BroadernaturalnessThe quality of being natural or based on natural principles
Spanishsinceridad
Catalansinceritat
English > sincerity: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being serious.
Synonymsseriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness
Attributesfrivolousnot serious in content or attitude or behavior
seriousconcerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
Narrowercommittedness, commitmentThe trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose
graveness, gravity, sobriety, soberness, somberness, sombrenessA manner that is serious and solemn
sedateness, staidness, solemnity, solemnessA trait of dignified seriousness
BroadertraitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Oppositefrivolity, frivolousnessThe trait of being frivolous
Spanishformalidad, seriedad
Catalanformalitat, serietat, seriositat
Adjectivessincerecharacterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions

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