noun, plural sin·cer·i·ties.
- sincipital presentation,
- sinclair, upton
Origin of sincerity
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
early 15c., "honesty, genuineness," from Middle French sinceritie (early 16c., Modern French sincérité) and directly from Latin sinceritatem (nominative sinceritas) "purity, soundness, wholeness," from sincerus "whole, clean, uninjured," figuratively "sound, genuine, pure, true, candid, truthful" (see sincere).