Definition of sincerity in English:

sincerity

noun

mass noun
  • The absence of pretence, deceit, or hypocrisy.

    ‘the sincerity of his beliefs is unquestionable’
    • ‘Something to do with the way he could project genuine sincerity, humour, insightfulness and compassion.’
    • ‘It is important to choose a mate who respects those fine qualities of compassion and sincerity.’
    • ‘Ask him whether he can say, with honesty and sincerity, that he is happy.’
    • ‘His sincerity and good faith are obvious as is his passionate identification with those at the bottom of the heap.’
    • ‘Many thanks for taking the trouble to reply again; we very much appreciate your sincerity and candour.’
    • ‘So far as I could tell, these people's problems were not due to lack of sincerity or earnestness.’
    • ‘He spoke with a sincerity, she knew he was telling her the truth about his name.’
    • ‘Thus even his opponents acknowledged his sincerity, truthfulness and honesty.’
    • ‘His sincerity, honesty, and determination cannot be challenged, nor can the unique value of his findings.’
    • ‘One must admire the quality of sincerity that Anita brings to her poetry.’
    • ‘Dr. Sunya values credibility, honesty and sincerity as most important qualities.’
    • ‘His dark eyes stared back, full of rawness, honesty and uncompromising sincerity.’
    • ‘Mr Dobson is a man of impeccable character, integrity, and genuine sincerity.’
    • ‘Humour and melancholy, sincerity and irony are as balanced as a health freak's diet.’
    • ‘She winced at the sound of his cold voice; she didn't doubt the sincerity of his words.’
    • ‘I sensed her genuine sincerity and seeing that her eyes were beginning to mist over, guessed that she would be one to share the sorrow.’
    • ‘The humanity is there but depicted with such sincerity and lack of humour that it doesn't pierce the heart in the way that it should.’
    • ‘It takes a lot of output in the way of your sincerity, your commitment, and your genuineness.’
    • ‘The picture has style, but also a sincerity of sentiment that gives it distinction.’
    • ‘He just tells it with all the honesty and sincerity he can muster.’
    honesty, genuineness, truthfulness, good faith, lack of deceit, integrity, probity, trustworthiness
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Pronunciation

sincerity

/sɪnˈsɛrəti/