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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sincerity  \Sin*cer"i*ty\,  n.  [L.  sinceritas:  cf  F. 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  sincere;  honesty  of  mind  or 
  intention;  freedom  from  simulation,  hypocrisy,  disguise,  or 
  false  pretense;  sincereness. 
  I  protest,  in  the  sincerity  of  love.  --Shak. 
  Sincerity  is  a  duty  no  less  plain  than  important. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  earnest  and  sincere  feeling  [syn:  {earnestness},  {seriousness}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  open  and  truthful;  not  deceitful  or 
  hypocritical;  "his  sincerity  inspired  belief";  "they 
  demanded  some  proof  of  my  sincerity"  [ant:  {insincerity}] 
  3:  a  quality  of  naturalness  and  simplicity;  "the  simple 
  sincerity  of  folk  songs"  [syn:  {unassumingness}] 
  4:  the  trait  of  being  serious;  "a  lack  of  solemnity  is  not 
  necessarily  a  lack  of  seriousness"-  Robert  Rice  [syn:  {seriousness}, 
  {earnestness},  {serious-mindedness}]  [ant:  {frivolity}] 

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