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sincere

adjective uk   /sɪnˈsɪər/ us    /-ˈsɪr/
C1 (of a person, feelings, or behaviour) not pretending or lying; honest: a sincere apology He seems so sincere.
Opposite
Translations of “sincere”
in Korean 진실된…
in Arabic مُخْلِص…
in French sincère…
in Turkish samimî, candan, içten…
in Italian sincero…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人、感情或行爲)真誠的,誠實的…
in Russian искренний…
in Polish szczery…
in Spanish sincero…
in Portuguese sincero…
in German echt, aufrichtig…
in Catalan sincer…
in Japanese 誠実な, 正直な…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人、感情或行为)真诚的,诚实的…
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