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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insincere  \In`sin*cere"\,  a.  [L.  insincerus  See  {In-}  not  and 
  {Sincere}.] 
  1.  Not  being  in  truth  what  one  appears  to  be  not  sincere; 
  dissembling;  hypocritical;  disingenuous;  deceitful;  false; 
  --  said  of  persons;  also  of  speech,  thought;  etc.;  as 
  insincere  declarations. 
 
  2.  Disappointing;  imperfect;  unsound.  [Obs.] 
 
  To  render  sleep's  soft  blessings  insincere.  --Pope. 
 
  Syn:  Dissembling;  hollow;  hypocritical;  deceptive  deceitful; 
  false;  disingenuous;  untrustworthy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insincere 
  adj  :  lacking  sincerity;  "a  charming  but  thoroughly  insincere 
  woman";  "their  praise  was  extravagant  and  insincere" 
  [ant:  {sincere}] 




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