Share this entry

Share this page

disingenuous

Synonyms of disingenuous in English:

adjective

  • it would be disingenuous of us to pretend ignorance of our book's impact
    not candid, not frank, not entirely truthful;
    informal shifty, foxy
    humorous economical with the truth, terminologically inexact
    archaic subtle, hollow-hearted
    rare false-hearted, double-faced, truthless, unveracious
    [Antonyms] ingenuous, frank
  • disingenuous or ingenuous? See ingenuous

    Definition of disingenuous in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day resilient
    Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
    adjective
    able to recoil or spring back into shape…