disingenuity


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disingenuity

(ˌdɪsɪndʒɪˈnjuːɪtɪ)
n
1. the quality of being disingenuous
2. an underhand dealing
References in classic literature ?
But this untractableness may be carried too far, and may degenerate into obstinacy, perverseness, or disingenuity.
She was, indeed, a little offended with the former, for the disingenuity which she now discovered.
Cultural decay was on bold display in Skilling, (19) an Enron spin-off rich in warnings about how disingenuity and outright lying increasingly threaten not just corporate governance, but the fundamental trust without which a healthy commercial and civic life cannot exist.
We might also see disingenuity in the way the show obviously foregrounds the pleasure and fun of identity-switching (particularly in promotional materials) while arguing the opposite in its narrative.
I return to this letter, and its more fundamental disingenuity, at the end of this article in n.
Even if we accept that reducing agency misrepresentation of science is a laudable goal in its own right, there are reasons why Watts's proposal might actually promote such disingenuity.
Either way, this disingenuity towards Islamic beliefs is noticeable not only in the case of Malkam but also Mostashar al-Dowleh who, as will be seen in the next section, wrote the first treatise on Islamic human rights.