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1. Not sincere; not genuine: an insincere apology.
2. Habitually phony or dishonest: distrusted him as insincere.

in′sin·cere′ly adv.
in′sin·cer′i·ty (-sĕr′ĭ-tē) n.
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Adv.1.insincerely - without sincerity; "she congratulated him somewhat insincerely"
sincerely, unfeignedly, truly - with sincerity; without pretense; "she praised him sincerely for his victory"; "was unfeignedly glad to see his old teacher"; "we are truly sorry for the inconvenience"
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(insinˈsiə) adjective
not sincere; not genuine. His praise was insincere; insincere promises.
ˌinsinˈcerely adverb
ˌinsinˈcerity (-ˈse-) noun
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References in classic literature ?
Even those neighbors who had called Peter Featherstone an old fox, had never accused him of being insincerely polite, and his sister was quite used to the peculiar absence of ceremony with which he marked his sense of blood-relationship.
"But I don't suppose I've had more than you've had," Evelyn laughed rather insincerely.
He then cautioned that the current situation in Afghanistan is sensitive, highlighting that the White House is "acting insincerely" in its relations with Afghanistan.
When Arnaud does occasionally snap, or when he insincerely tells his wife that he wishes she and her new boyfriend don't get hit by a passing train, it's the kind of wonderful, dark comic catharsis that keeps this kind of low-energy comedy from slipping under.
And chances are you get better at it when you either do it sincerely and experience the positive results, or insincerely (or not at all) and experience more negative results.
Voting (Insincerely) in Corporate Law, 2 Theoretical Inquiries L.
"'Do not be frightened by my beard: I am a lover of America'" (1), he says, insincerely and at least partially ironically, as the reader realizes on a second reading of the novel.
(29) Further, as with trust, if one could forgive for any reason that spoke in its favor, then one could change one's attitude insincerely. But, while a person might express forgiveness insincerely, the attitudinal change itself cannot be insincere.
They just had to obey when they may have meant to refuse-perhaps a classic case of lip service where people give approval or support, insincerely.
911, which seeks to penalize individuals who try to make a mockery of the country's election process by filing their certificates of candidacy (COCs) haphazardly and insincerely.
class="MsoNormalJESUS' NAME class="MsoNormalThe question, then, is: can you serve without uttering Jesus' name insincerely? For, both in Europe and everywhere else in which Europe has planted the doctrine, a whole human class has arisen which gets fatter and fatter by shouting Jesus' name at every street corner.