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sin·cere

 (sĭn-sîr′)
adj. sin·cer·er, sin·cer·est
1. Not feigned or affected; genuine: sincere indignation.
2. Being without hypocrisy or pretense; true: a sincere friend.
3. Archaic Pure; unadulterated.

[Latin sincērus; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

sin·cere′ly adv.
sin·cere′ness n.

sincere

(sɪnˈsɪə)
adj
1. not hypocritical or deceitful; open; genuine: a sincere person; sincere regret.
2. archaic pure; unadulterated; unmixed
3. obsolete sound; whole
[C16: from Latin sincērus]
sinˈcerely adv
sincerity, sinˈcereness n

sin•cere

(sɪnˈsɪər)

adj. -cer•er, -cer•est.
1. free of deceit, hypocrisy, or falseness: a sincere apology.
2. genuine; real: a sincere effort to improve.
3. pure; unmixed.
[1525–35; < Latin sincērus pure, clean]
sin•cere′ly, adv.
sin•cere′ness, n.
syn: See earnest1.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sincere - open and genuine; not deceitful; "he was a good man, decent and sincere"; "felt sincere regret that they were leaving"; "sincere friendship"
echt, genuine - not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
honest, honorable - not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"
artless, ingenuous - characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious; "an ingenuous admission of responsibility"
real, existent - being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow
true - consistent with fact or reality; not false; "the story is true"; "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"- B. Russell; "the true meaning of the statement"
insincere - lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere"
2.sincere - characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions; "both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate"; "an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant"; "a film with a solemn social message"
serious - 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!"

sincere

sincere

adjective
Devoid of any hypocrisy or pretense:
Translations
صادِق، لا يَكْذِبصادِق، مُخْلِصمُخْلِص
upřímnýopravdovýryzí
oprigtigægteærlig
vilpitön
iskren
einlægurhreinskilinn
心からの
진실한
īstspatiesssirsnīgs
iskren
genuin
จริงใจ
chân thành

sincere

[sɪnˈsɪəʳ] ADJsincero (about sth sobre algo, con respecto a algo) my sincere good wishesmi más sincera enhorabuena
it is my sincere belief thatcreo sinceramente que ...
to be sincere in one's desire to do sth or in wanting to do sthdesear or querer sinceramente hacer algo

sincere

[sɪnˈsɪər] adjsincère
to be sincere in sth → être sincère dans qch
He's sincere in his views → Il est sincère dans ses convictions.

sincere

adjaufrichtig; person alsooffen; intention alsoernst, ehrlich; a sincere friendein wahrer Freund; to be sincere about somethingin Bezug auf etw (acc)aufrichtig sein; to be sincere in one’s desire to do something or in wanting to do somethingden aufrichtigen Wunsch haben, etw zu tun; it is our sincere hope that …wir hoffen aufrichtig, dass …

sincere

[sɪnˈsɪəʳ] adjsincero/a

sincere

(sinˈsiə) adjective
1. true; genuine. a sincere desire; sincere friends.
2. not trying to pretend or deceive. a sincere person.
sinˈcerely adverb
I sincerely hope that you will succeed.
sinˈcerity (-ˈse-) noun
the state of being sincere. The sincerity of his comments was obvious to all.

sincere

مُخْلِص upřímný oprigtig aufrichtig ειλικρινής sincero vilpitön sincère iskren sincero 心からの 진실한 oprecht oppriktig szczery sincero искренний genuin จริงใจ içten chân thành 诚恳的
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You will make allowances for your old friend, and your sincere well-wisher?
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After some very kind expressions, he asked me if I would be very honest to him, and give a sincere answer to one thing he would desire of me.
To the Comtesse Seraphina San Severino, with the respectful homage of sincere and deep admiration.
The joy which Miss Darcy expressed on receiving similar information, was as sincere as her brother's in sending it.
We shall not cease to express our sincere views on that subject, and can only say to the King Prussia and others: 'So much the worse for you.
So often have you asked me about my former existence--about my mother, about Pokrovski, about my sojourn with Anna Thedorovna, about my more recent misfortunes; so often have you expressed an earnest desire to read the manuscript in which (God knows why) I have recorded certain incidents of my life, that I feel no doubt but that the sending of it will give you sincere pleasure.
He is remarkably handsome, and extremely polite--paying a great many compliments, which, I am afraid, are not always SINCERE.
The Stag, congratulating himself on his safety, began to express his sincere thanks to the Oxen who had kindly helped him in the hour of need.
Hesiod's charm lies in his child-like and sincere naivete, in his unaffected interest in and picturesque view of nature and all that happens in nature.
As to myself, to be very sincere with you, I never was