noun, plural sin·cer·i·ties.
Examples from the Web for sincerity
Was it because of his sincerity to support women or was it to build his personal brand?
Kim approached her career with tenacity and sincerity; any sort of coolness, remove, or privacy was not a luxury she could afford.
It has its own heartbeat and a sincerity and entertainment value, and is quite uplifting.Pierce Brosnan’s Life After Bond: From Action Hero to Losing His Daughter to Cancer|Tim Teeman|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the most unsettling feature of such assessments is their sincerity.
Yet his sincerity leads him to channel Kremlin propaganda as effectively as any paid shill.Meet Stephen F. Cohen, Vladimir Putin's Best Friend in the American Media|Cathy Young|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I cannot doubt your sincerity; you have given me too many proofs of it; explain yourself without reserve.
Who could doubt his sincerity, who question the injured honour that rang like a trumpet through his words?Quisant|Anthony Hope
The preacher turned and looked at her, as if half doubtful of the sincerity of the question.Into the Highways and Hedges|F. F. Montrsor (Frances Frederica)
For that object his majesty's Government will work in that way with all sincerity and good will.
I asked, for Cludde's attitude to me was so altered that I was not without suspicion of his sincerity.Humphrey Bold|Herbert Strang
Word Origin and History for sincerity
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).