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synonyms for insincere

  • deceitful
  • devious
  • disingenuous
  • evasive
  • false
  • hypocritical
  • phony
  • untruthful
  • ambidextrous
  • backhanded
  • deceptive
  • dissembling
  • double
  • double-dealing
  • duplicitous
  • faithless
  • fake
  • hollow
  • lying
  • mendacious
  • perfidious
  • pretentious
  • put-on
  • shifty
  • slick
  • sly
  • snide
  • two-faced
  • unfaithful
  • untrue
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antonyms for insincere

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  • actual
  • direct
  • forthright
  • frank
  • genuine
  • honest
  • just
  • open
  • real
  • reliable
  • sincere
  • straight
  • straightforward
  • trustworthy
  • truthful
  • upright
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How to use insincere in a sentence

Certainly he should not expect you to have inferred his insincere intent.
MISS MANNERS: IF HE COULDN’T PAY FOR DINNER, HE SHOULDN’T HAVE OFFEREDJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We want you to feel like you’re watching a show that was made by a small group of people that really attacked everything that feels generic or unnecessary or insincere.
THE PANDEMIC OSCARS WERE SURPRISINGLY DECENT. BUT WILL THE ACADEMY LEARN ANYTHING FROM ITS BREAK WITH TRADITION?JUDY BERMANAPRIL 26, 2021TIME
That exposes moderate Democrats to criticism that they went along with their party to increasing the deficit — criticism that will almost certainly emerge however insincere or hypocritical it might be.
THE COMPLEX BIPARTISANSHIP DRIVING THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF BILLPHILIP BUMPMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The protestations of Mr. O'Connell were as insincere as his statements were historically untrue.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
It was so evident that the Chinese commissioner was insincere, that hostilities recommenced on the 7th of January.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
I never saw the man, though she gave me a long history of the affair, to which I listened with a forced and insincere sympathy.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
His political ideas were beneath contempt; they were insincere, as he proved, and they were merely an excuse for riot.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
It might be said that the word sincere is a proof of love, and insincere a proof of falsehood.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
But it sounded insincere to her, and she would trust it no further.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
Either the amendment was insincere on the face of it, or it betrayed the most culpable ignorance.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
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