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To shield one’s pet hypothesis of an alien object by suggesting that it is not being taken seriously because of a flaw in how we do science is playing a disingenuous game with the facts.
The move has no political chance in a Democratic House, but sends a clear, though disingenuous, message about punishing supposed “extremism.”The Marjorie Taylor Greene committee removal vote, explained|Gabby Birenbaum|February 5, 2021|Vox
Deshaun Watson is taking a stand against disingenuous NFL owners.In second retirement, Jason Witten to coach at Dallas-area high school|Des Bieler|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
In this fascinating new era, there are consequences for their disingenuous dealings.Deshaun Watson is taking a stand against disingenuous NFL owners. It could change the league.|Jerry Brewer|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
These factors have also helped companies overcome the fear of being seen as partisan or disingenuous, a fear that previously held them back from engagement, especially in the current, polarized political climate.Democracy is trending: How big consumer brands are boosting voter turnout in 2020|matthewheimer|October 28, 2020|Fortune
How does one support gender equality without coming across as disingenuous or, even worse, as pandering?
He would rather endorse someone with genuine doubts than someone with disingenuous beliefs.The Good Wife’s Religion Politics: Voters Have No Faith in Alicia's Atheism|Regina Lizik|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he did it with arguments that many civil libertarians found disingenuous, at best.
But the crown itself (or headband or cluster of buds) screams disingenuous.
There is something disingenuous about his playing both instigator and victim.
Still she was the first to speak; since Eau-douce could utter naught that would be disingenuous, or that would pain his friend.The Pathfinder|James Fenimore Cooper
"You know quite well what I mean," continued Mrs. Lascelles, with a genuine smile at my disingenuous face.No Hero|E.W. Hornung
All this is, of course, manifestly disingenuous, and does not impose on Heriot's superiors in the general post office.The History of the Post Office in British North America|William Smith
This somewhat disingenuous argument created a profound impression.By Advice of Counsel|Arthur Train
It is disingenuous to endeavor to conceal these facts, and to mislead ordinary citizens about them.Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt