Pronunciation of Insincere
/ˌɪnsɪnsˈi͡ə/, /ˌɪnsɪnsˈiə/, /ˌɪ_n_s_ɪ_n_s_ˈiə/
Antonyms for insincere:
Synonyms for insincere:
crafty, Deceiving, immoral, dishonest, dishonorable, traitorous, hypocritical, felonious, untruthful, double-faced, cheating, fraudulent, underhanded, untrustworthy, turncoat, crooked, treacherous, deceitful, Prevaricating, corrupt, devious, unscrupulous.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
gilded, bootlicking, fulsome, meretricious, hollow, dissimulating, oleaginous, feigned, buttery, oily, smarmy, toadyish, false, dissembling, sycophantic, unctuous, hypocritical, obsequious, fawning, specious, dissimulative.
Usage examples for insincere:
- Weakness and fear often make them insincere; they have the idea of the grand, the beautiful, the ugly, but that of order is wanting; they fast or feast; the notion of the laws of nature, so deeply graven in our own minds, is to them entirely a stranger; the words possible and impossible have for them no meaning. - "Life of St. Francis of Assisi", Paul Sabatier.