Definition of sincere in English:

sincere

Line breaks: sin|cere
Pronunciation: /sɪnˈsɪə
 
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adjective (sincerer, sincerest)

Derivatives

sincereness

noun
More example sentences
  • ‘Sorry to interrupt,’ she said, in faux sincereness.
  • Even though not all parents can do all that, kids can feel the sincereness of their parents.
  • I look at an art as a product of human feelings in their refined quality - its sincereness is its beauty.

Origin

mid 16th century (also in the sense 'not falsified, unadulterated'): from Latin sincerus 'clean, pure'.

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