Origin of disingenuous
Examples from the Web for disingenuous
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
There's something comforting about the way Veep portrays Selina and her quest for power in the disingenuous world of politics.
“Non-apology”, “disingenuous” and “lip service” were a few of the choice words expressed.OkCupid Keeps Up Its Firefox Boycott for CEO’s Anti-Gay Stance|Gregory Ferenstein|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even Salon called out their sisters at Jezebel for being “disingenuous.”
As it was the intention of the heir to set aside that will, such assurance was, to say the least of it, disingenuous.Lady Anna|Anthony Trollope
But whether candid or disingenuous, this habit has the advantage of oiling the wheels of progress with a sacred unction.Egotism in German Philosophy|George Santayana
I also found them in Tokio, where imitations of them were being made by the ingenious and disingenuous Japanese.Notes of a War Correspondent|Richard Harding Davis
Disingenuous, dis-in-jen′ū-us, adj. not ingenuous: not frank or open: crafty.
It is disingenuous to endeavor to conceal these facts, and to mislead ordinary citizens about them.Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt