Definition of Sincerity

1. Noun. An earnest and sincere feeling.

Exact synonyms: Earnestness, Seriousness
Generic synonyms: Gravity, Solemnity
Derivative terms: Earnest, Sincere



2. Noun. The quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical. "They demanded some proof of my sincerity"
Specialized synonyms: Heartiness, Wholeheartedness, Singleness, Straightforwardness
Generic synonyms: Truthfulness
Attributes: Sincere, Insincere
Antonyms: Insincerity
Derivative terms: Sincere

3. Noun. A quality of naturalness and simplicity. "The simple sincerity of folk songs"
Exact synonyms: Unassumingness
Generic synonyms: Naturalness
Derivative terms: Unassuming

4. Noun. The trait of being serious. "A lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"

Definition of Sincerity

1. n. The quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind or intention; freedom from simulation, hypocrisy, disguise, or false pretense; sincereness.

Definition of Sincerity

1. Noun. The quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind or intention; freedom from simulation, hypocrisy, disguise, or false pretense. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sincerity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sincerity

sinapoleic acid
sinapoline
sincalide
sincaline
since
since a long time ago
since when
sincere
sincerely
sincerely yours
sincereness
sincerenesses
sincerer
sincerest
sincerities
sincerity (current term)
sincipita
sincipital
sincipital presentation
sinciput
sinciputs
sincke
sincosite
sind
sinded
sinding
sinding-larson-johansson disease
sindings
sindon
sindonological

Literary usage of Sincerity

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1. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"If he flies to the canons of the fourth the defect was in his sincerity, or his judg- against the Emperor, will not justify what me. ..."

2. Bushido, the Soul of Japan: An Exposition of Japanese Thought by Inazō Nitobe (1905)
"The apotheosis of sincerity to which Confucius gives expression in the Doctrine ... "sincerity is the end and the beginning of all things; without sincerity ..."

3. History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen (1881)
"'The favour of God, therefore, follows sincerity considered as such ; and, therefore, equally follows every equal degree of sincerity. ..."

4. History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen (1902)
"The favour of God, therefore, follows sincerity considered as such; and, therefore, equally follows every equal degree of sincerity. ..."

5. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1908)
""sincerity works by and through itself ; the Path leads by and through itself. ... Without sincerity no existence is possible. Therefore, sincerity is most ..."

6. The Bookman (1911)
"Of course, sincerity in art, whichever of these two kinds it may be, is at best a compromise. No matter how literally we try to produce upon canvas the ..."

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