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insincere

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.sɪnˈsɪər/ us    /-ˈsɪr/ disapproving
pretending to feel something that you do not really feel, or not meaning what you say: an insincere apology And all this praise just because the poor man has died - doesn't it strike you as a bit insincere?Affected and insincere
insincerely
adverb uk   /-li/ us    /-ˈsɪr-/
Affected and insincere
insincerity
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪn.sɪnˈser.ə.ti/ us    /-t̬i/
Affected and insincere
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