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insincere

adjective  /ˌɪn·sɪnˈsɪər/ disapproving us  
not feeling, believing, or meaning something although you pretend to; not sincere: an insincere promise/offer
insincerity
noun [U]  /ˌɪn·sɪnˈser·ɪ·t̬i/ us  
There’s often a bit of insincerity in these speeches.
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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