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sincereadjective

uk   /sɪnˈsɪər/  us   /-ˈsɪr/
C1 (of a ​person, ​feelings, or ​behaviour) not ​pretending or ​lying; ​honest: a sincere ​apology He ​seems so sincere.
Opposite
(Definition of sincere from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sincereadjective

 us   /sɪnˈsɪər/
(esp. of ​feelings, ​beliefs, ​opinions, or ​intentions) ​honest; not ​false or ​invented: sincere ​modesty/​belief/​statement More than sincere words of ​support, we need ​action.
sincerity
noun [U]  us   /sɪnˈser·ɪ·t̬i/
She ​spoke with such sincerity, you had to ​believe her.
(Definition of sincere from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sincere”
in Korean 진실된…
in Arabic مُخْلِص…
in Malaysian jujur…
in French sincère…
in Russian искренний…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人、感情或行爲)真誠的,誠實的…
in Italian sincero…
in Turkish samimî, candan, içten…
in Polish szczery…
in Spanish sincero…
in Vietnamese thành thật, chân thật, thật thà…
in Portuguese sincero…
in Thai แท้จริง, จริงใจ…
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…
in Indonesian tulus, jujur…
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