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Insincere

Pronunciation of Insincere
/ˌɪnsɪnsˈi͡ə/, /ˌɪnsɪnsˈi‍ə/, /ˌɪ_n_s_ɪ_n_s_ˈiə/

Antonyms for insincere:

unaffected, unpretentious, real, straightforward, truthful, genuine, natural, sincere, bona fide, artless, honest.

Synonyms for insincere:

Sense 1

ersatz, exaggerated, mala fide, pretentious, unnatural, la-di-da, charming, studied, sugary, spurious, fey, two-faced, Canting, strained, ambidextrous, hail-fellow-well-met, cringing, pat, soapy.

Sense 2

empty, disingenuous, sleek, slick, affected, pretended.

Sense 3

phony, fake.

Sense 5

left-handed, artificial.

joking

Fooling.

sanctimonious

pharisaic.

superficial

facile.

affected (adjective)

pretended, feigned, studied, unnatural, artificial, spurious.

artificial (adjective)

meretricious.

devious (adjective)

fraudulent, treacherous, underhanded, crooked.

dishonest (adjective)

crafty, Deceiving, immoral, dishonest, dishonorable, traitorous, hypocritical, felonious, untruthful, double-faced, cheating, fraudulent, underhanded, untrustworthy, turncoat, crooked, treacherous, deceitful, Prevaricating, corrupt, devious, unscrupulous.

double-dealing (adjective)

untrustworthy, dishonest.

emotional (adjective)

sentimental.

feigned (adjective)

affected.

fulsome (adjective)

oleaginous, oily, mealy-mouthed, sycophantic, Canting, unctuous, buttery, fawning, smarmy.

glib (adjective)

facile.

ingratiating (adjective)

unctuous.

insincere (adjective)

fake, devious, deceitful, pretentious, ambidextrous, dissimulating, hollow, two-faced, hypocritical, disingenuous, dissembling, false, phony, untruthful, slick.

mendacious (adjective)

untruthful.

pharisaic (adjective)

pharisaic.

pretended (adjective)

feigned.

pretentious (adjective)

mealy-mouthed.

Sense 1 (noun)

studied, sugary, pretentious.

Sense 2 (noun)

artificial, phony, pretended, affected.

deceitful (noun)

artificial, two-faced, affected.

insincere (noun)

gilded, bootlicking, fulsome, meretricious, hollow, dissimulating, oleaginous, feigned, buttery, oily, smarmy, toadyish, false, dissembling, sycophantic, unctuous, hypocritical, obsequious, fawning, specious, dissimulative.

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