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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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He spoke so cheerfully, looked so sincere, and seemed so glad to give his all, that I was ashamed of myself.
While the charmingly sincere young man pleaded with her-- accompanied by the orchestra in the old `Traviata' duet,
For the girl grew to be beautiful and gentle, affectionate and sincere,--the idol of Valmonde.
Though the figurative language of David was not very intelligible, the sincere and steady expression of his eye, and the glow of his honest countenance, were not easily mistaken.
If the guillotine, as applied to office-holders, were a literal fact, instead of one of the most apt of metaphors, it is my sincere belief that the active members of the victorious party were sufficiently excited to have chopped off all our heads, and have thanked Heaven for the opportunity
Jurgis asked them what they meant by their rights, a question in which he was quite sincere, for he had not any idea of any rights that he had, except the right to hunt for a job, and do as he was told when he got it.
Shelby, being entirely ignorant of her husband's embarrassments, and knowing only the general kindliness of his temper, had been quite sincere in the entire incredulity with which she had met Eliza's suspicions.
I PAID three pennies for my breakfast, and a most extravagant price it was, too, seeing that one could have breakfasted a dozen persons for that money; but I was feeling good by this time, and I had always been a kind of spendthrift anyway; and then these people had wanted to give me the food for nothing, scant as their provision was, and so it was a grateful pleasure to emphasize my appreciation and sincere thankfulness with a good big financial lift where the money would do so much more good than it would in my helmet, where, these pennies being made of iron and not stinted in weight, my half-dollar's worth was a good deal of a burden to me.
I was an object of great interest, and even admiration; and many sincere and warm-hearted persons had themselves introduced to me, and said they were proud to know the only man who had been hurt in a French duel in forty years.
They were sincere, for like a god he had stretched forth his mighty hand and closed the gates of hell against them.
Walters was very earnest of mien, and very sincere and honest at heart; and he held sacred things and places in such reverence, and so separated them from worldly matters, that unconsciously to himself his Sunday-school voice had acquired a peculiar intonation which was wholly absent on week-days.
Perkins followed; she had several petitions at her command, good sincere ones too, but a little cut and dried, made of scripture texts laboriously woven together.