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synonyms for insincerity

  • falsity
  • hypocrisy
  • deceitfulness
  • deception
  • dishonesty
  • lies
  • pretense
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antonyms for insincerity

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  • honesty
  • truth
  • frankness
  • openness
  • truthfulness
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How to use insincerity in a sentence

Hence he gives the impression of insincerity, of trifling with grave subjects and of using mysticism as a mask for frivolity.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
And one has to be very much on his best behaviour with children because they detect our insincerity.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
How often in our day has Perugino been accused of insincerity, yet it was not so long ago when he lived.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
There was an air of insincerity about the man which at once put them on their guard.
THE CALL OF THE BEAVER PATROLV. T. SHERMAN
Then I was more than ever convinced of the fellow's insincerity.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
The evident insincerity of Count Buol stirred up a hornet's nest of indignation.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
Even her love for Tito is made to vanish away on the first detection of his insincerity, although he is her husband.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
He will not allow the smallest admixture of insincerity or hypocrisy in what is, so far, a manifest work of God.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
It is the insincerity of persons of their class; but one need not lay stress on the wilfulness of uneducated minds.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
There was a ring of insincerity in the young man's voice that did not escape his father's notice.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INSINCERITY

  • air
  • airs
  • appearance
  • artificiality
  • facade
  • false front
  • front
  • going Hollywood
  • imitation
  • insincerity
  • mannerism
  • pose
  • pretense
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness
  • put-on
  • putting on airs
  • sham
  • show
  • showing off
  • simulation
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