Definition of sincere in English:
adjective (sincerer, sincerest)
1Free from pretense or deceit; proceeding from genuine feelings: they offer their sincere thanks to Paul
More example sentences
- Hence, we try to make our supplication sincere, free of any thoughts that may not please God.
- Wouldn't a prayer or period of quiet reflection be more genuine and sincere?
- The club has extended a sincere thanks to all that support the weekly lotto.
1.1(Of a person) saying what they genuinely feel or believe; not dishonest or hypocritical.
- Many are run by sincere people who genuinely believe what they teach.
- I cannot discern anything tricksy in his demeanour, I really do believe that he is sincere.
- Karen had promised, and her palpable disappointment had given him reason to believe she was sincere.
Mid 16th century (also in the sense 'not falsified, unadulterated'): from Latin sincerus 'clean, pure'.
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