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Definition 1: the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where sincerity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his sincerity inspired belief
  • they demanded some proof of my sincerity

(sincerity is a kind of ...) the quality of being truthful

(... is a kind of sincerity ) the quality of hearty sincerity

(... is a kind of sincerity ) without hypocrisy

"the singleness of his motives could not be questioned"

(... are attributes of sincerity) open and genuine; not deceitful

"he was a good man, decent and sincere" "felt sincere regret that they were leaving" "sincere friendship"

(... are attributes of sincerity) lacking sincerity

"a charming but thoroughly insincere woman" "their praise was extravagant and insincere"

Definition 2: the trait of being serious - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where sincerity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness

Synonyms for sincerity in the sense of this definition

(sincerity is a kind of ...) a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

(... is a kind of sincerity ) the trait of sincere and steadfast fixity of purpose

"a man of energy and commitment"

(... is a kind of sincerity ) a manner that is serious and solemn

(... is a kind of sincerity ) a trait of dignified seriousness

(... are attributes of sincerity) concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities

"a serious student of history" "a serious attempt to learn to ski" "gave me a serious look" "a serious young man" "are you serious or joking?" "Don't be so serious!"

(... are attributes of sincerity) not serious in content or attitude or behavior

"a frivolous novel" "a frivolous remark" "a frivolous young woman"

Definition 3: a quality of naturalness and simplicity - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where sincerity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the simple sincerity of folk songs

Synonyms for sincerity in the sense of this definition

(sincerity is a kind of ...) the quality of being natural or based on natural principles

"he accepted the naturalness of death" "the spontaneous naturalness of his manner"

Definition 4: an earnest and sincere feeling - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for sincerity in the sense of this definition

(sincerity is a kind of ...) a solemn and dignified feeling

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