Definition of insincere
OTHER WORDS FROM insincerein·sin·cere·ly, adverb
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How to use insincere in a sentence
When you give insincere compliments, for example, you may make your friends feel good — at first, anyway.Lying won’t stretch your nose, but it will steal some brainpower|Avery Elizabeth Hurt|April 21, 2022|Science News For Students
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 offered|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|May 6, 2021|Washington 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.
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 bill|Philip Bump|March 3, 2021|Washington Post
A genuine show of celebrity rudeness, followed by an insincere PR performance?An Analysis of Vitalii Sediuk’s Pranks (He’s the Guy Who Touched Brad Pitt)|Amy Zimmerman|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hormel publicly dismissed it as insincere and politically motivated.How the Chuck Hagel Fight Changed the American Jewish Landscape in Washington|J. J. Goldberg|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“You are a great man,” Arafat said, turning on his insincere, oleaginous charm.Bibi's Right: Palestinian Rejectionism Threatens Peace|Gil Troy|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On the 47 percent, to whom Romney “apologized” in the most staged and insincere manner possible.Michael Tomasky on How Obama Needs to Make Mitt Unacceptable Again|Michael Tomasky|October 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the most recent Frum-Tomasky dialogue, David argued that Obama's opposition to same sex marriage was insincere.
The protestations of Mr. O'Connell were as insincere as his statements were historically untrue.
It was so evident that the Chinese commissioner was insincere, that hostilities recommenced on the 7th of January.
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 Machiavelli|Herbert 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 Genoa|Edward Hutton
It might be said that the word sincere is a proof of love, and insincere a proof of falsehood.My Recollections of Lord Byron|Teresa Guiccioli