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insincere

adjective
 
 
/ˌɪnsɪnˈsɪər/
pretending to feel something that you do not really feel, or not meaning what you say: an insincere apologyAffected and insincere
insincerely adverb insincerity
 
 
/ˌɪnsɪnˈserəti/ noun [U]
Translations of “insincere”
in Korean 진실되지 못한…
in Arabic غَير مُخلِص, مُنافِق…
in French de mauvaise foi…
in Turkish samimiyetsiz, sahte…
in Italian non sincero, falso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虛偽的, 不誠懇的…
in Russian неискренний…
in Polish nieszczery…
in Spanish insincero, poco sincero…
in Portuguese insincero, falso…
in German unaufrichtig…
in Catalan fals, poc sincer…
in Japanese 誠意のない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虚伪的, 不诚恳的…
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