disingenuous

[ dis-in-jen-yoo-uh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF disingenuous

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Where have you learned the disingenuous and faithless arts you employ?

I am a foolish, disingenuous woman: I have been very culpable.

This expedient of mine, disingenuous as it was, was successful.

Tell me then, my dear Camilla, do you sigh under the weight of any disingenuous conduct?

Cowardly and disingenuous—cringing and arrogant at the same time!

A too disingenuous, or too truthful, correspondent gave the show away.

The letter is disingenuous, and is the composition of a man impudent and conceited.

But his resentment was disingenuous, and his eyes stared into vacancy.

I asked, with the most disingenuous grin that I could muster.

Her remark was disingenuous, but this was only noticed by the doctor, who said in her ear, "You have been crying!"

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