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noun as in insincerity

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Such rampant aggression, coupled with cynical disingenuousness, is just the thing to elicit all manner of pieties from the West.

Accusations of hypocrisy and disingenuousness have been lobbed at both for doing it with seeming ease.

Forget the shamelessness, the emptiness, the glaring disingenuousness.

But,” Carter adds, “he did not realize the disingenuousness of Jim Jones.

If Royston had known how bitterly she despised herself for disingenuousness he would have been amply avenged.

Another point to avoid is disingenuousness, such as "accounts are opened for the convenience of customers."

This endeavour to suppress argument implies disingenuousness, and this last named quality is always at variance with real truth.

I could not descend to that disingenuousness I had often counselled others to scorn.

His way of accounting for his neglect to copy the documents is sufficiently significant of disingenuousness.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disingenuousness, such as: ambidexterity, artificiality, deceit, deception, dishonesty, and double-dealing.

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