sincerity

[ sin-ser-i-tee ]
/ sɪnˈsɛr ɪ ti /

noun, plural sin·cer·i·ties.

freedom from deceit, hypocrisy, or duplicity; probity in intention or in communicating; earnestness.

Origin of sincerity

From the Latin word sincēritās, dating back to 1540–50. See sincere, -ity

SYNONYMS FOR sincerity

ANTONYMS FOR sincerity

OTHER WORDS FROM sincerity

su·per·sin·cer·i·ty, noun

synonym study for sincerity

See honor.
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Examples from the Web for sincerities

  • I have no reverence for the Trust, but I am not lacking in reverence for the sincerities of the lay membership of the new Church.

    Christian Science|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Once you got over his remarkable aptitude for sincerities he had an excellent heart.

    Gray youth|Oliver Onions
  • He had long been a connoisseur in the sincerities and evasions of color-tones.

    Against The Grain|Joris-Karl Huysmans