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sincere

adjective
 
 
/sɪnˈsɪər/
honest and saying or showing what you really feel or believe: He seems to be sincere. →  Opposite insincere Honesty, openness and sincerity
sincere apologies/thanks, etc formal used to add emphasis when you are expressing a feeling: The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to all the staff at the hospital.Honesty, openness and sincerityIntensifying expressions
sincerity
 
 
/sɪnˈserəti/ noun [U]
No one doubted his sincerity.
Translations of “sincere”
in Arabic مُخْلِص…
in Korean 진실된…
in Malaysian jujur…
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 Vietnamese thành thật, chân thật, thật thà…
in Spanish sincero…
in Portuguese sincero…
in Thai แท้จริง, จริงใจ…
in German echt, aufrichtig…
in Catalan sincer…
in Japanese 誠実な, 正直な…
in Indonesian tulus, jujur…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人、感情或行为)真诚的,诚实的…
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