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Definition of "sincerity" []

  • The quality or condition of being sincere; genuineness, honesty, and freedom from duplicity. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sincerity" in a sentence
  • "But it is precisely because it is so rare and unexpected that his story catches our attention, almost provokes our amusement - in a fashion reminiscent of the cartoon of a young woman carrying a 'Make love not war' banner, stark naked, and with a bystander exclaiming, 'Now that's what I call sincerity!'"
  • ""That's what we call sincerity, daughter," said Mrs. Bobbsey."
  • "To be fool enough to believe a ramping, stamping, thumping lie: that is what you call sincerity!"