Dictionary.com

insincerity

[ in-sin-ser-i-tee ]
/ ˌɪn sɪnˈsɛr ɪ ti /
Save This Word!

noun, plural in·sin·cer·i·ties for 2.

the quality of being insincere; lack of sincerity; hypocrisy; deceitfulness.
an instance of being insincere: He recalled their many past insincerities.

QUIZZES

DO A DOUBLE TAKE ON THIS QUIZ ON CONTRONYMS

Look both ways before you take this quiz on contronyms, or words that can have opposite meanings.
Question 1 of 7
Choose the sentence that uses "rent" correctly.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of insincerity

First recorded in 1540–50; in-3 + sincerity
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for insincerity

FEEDBACK