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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sincerely - with sinceritysincerely - 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"
insincerely - without sincerity; "she congratulated him somewhat insincerely"
2.sincerely - written formula for ending a letter
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sincerely

adverb honestly, really, truly, genuinely, seriously, earnestly, wholeheartedly, in good faith, in earnest, in all sincerity, from the bottom of your heart He sincerely believed that she was acting in his interest.
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Translations
بِإِخْلَاصٍبصورةٍ صادِقَه
upřímně
oprigtigt
vilpittömästi
iskreno
í einlægniyîar
心から
진심으로
iskrenos spoštovanjem
uppriktigt
อย่างจริงใจ
içtenliklesamimiyetle
một cách chân thành

sincerely

[sɪnˈsɪəlɪ] ADV
1. (= genuinely) [hope, believe, regret, say] → sinceramente
his sincerely held religious beliefssus sinceras creencias religiosas
2. (in letters) Yours sincerely (Brit) Sincerely yours (US) → (le saluda) atentamente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sincerely

[sɪnˈsɪərli] adv
(= genuinely) → sincèrement
(in letters) Yours sincerely, ... (British) Sincerely yours, ... (US) Sincerely, ... (US)Veuillez agréer, Monsieur (or Madame) l'expression de mes sentiments distingués; (less formally)Cordialement ...
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sincerely

advaufrichtig; intend alsoernsthaft; her sincerely held religious beliefsihre ehrlich or aufrichtig gemeinte religiöse Überzeugung; yours sincerely (Brit) → mit freundlichen Grüßen, hochachtungsvoll (form)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

sincerely

[sɪnˈsɪəlɪ] advsinceramente
Yours sincerely (at end of letter) → Distinti saluti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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sincerely

بِإِخْلَاصٍ upřímně oprigtigt aufrichtig ειλικρινά sinceramente vilpittömästi sincèrement iskreno sinceramente 心から 진심으로 oprecht oppriktig szczerze sinceramente искренне uppriktigt อย่างจริงใจ içtenlikle một cách chân thành 诚恳地
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He also took leave of his son and grandchildren, and died sincerely glad that he was relieving his son and daughter-in-law of the burden of having to feed him, and that he was now really passing from this life of which he was weary into that other life which every year and every hour grew clearer and more desirable to him.
Answer that, sincerely and honestly I will tell you who do: fools and worthless fellows.
But here was a man who sincerely did not mind what people thought of him, and so convention had no hold on him; he was like a wrestler whose body is oiled; you could not get a grip on him; it gave him a freedom which was an outrage.
She could not write, because she could not conceive the possibility of expressing sincerely in a letter even a thousandth part of what she expressed by voice, smile, and glance.
The Hare said to him, "I wish you would act sincerely by me, and show yourself in your true colors.
Ten thousand thanks to Henry for his kindness, his affection, and his many letters; we are sincerely grateful.
How sincerely do I grieve that she ever entered this house!
"In the condition to which you have reduced her, I sincerely think she ought to determine what reparation you shall make her.
"I have, very much," Levin said quite sincerely. It was particularly delightful to him to have got rid of the hostility he had been feeling towards Vassenka Veslovsky at home, and to feel instead the most friendly disposition to him.
Yet the valiant Jester, as soon as he found himself safe, hesitated more than once whether he should not turn back and share the captivity of a master to whom he was sincerely attached.
His marriage was now fast approaching, and she was at length so far resigned as to think it inevitable, and even repeatedly to say, in an ill-natured tone, that she "WISHED they might be happy." Thursday was to be the wedding day, and on Wednesday Miss Lucas paid her farewell visit; and when she rose to take leave, Elizabeth, ashamed of her mother's ungracious and reluctant good wishes, and sincerely affected herself, accompanied her out of the room.
Pray extend your cruise, if you feel inclined to.--I remain, yours sincerely, W."