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insincere

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.sɪnˈsɪər/  us   /-ˈsɪr/ disapproving
pretending to feel something that you do not really feel, or not meaning what you say: an insincere apology And all this praise just because the poor man has died - doesn't it strike you as a bit insincere?
insincerely
adverb uk   /-li/  us   /-ˈsɪr-/
insincerity
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪn.sɪnˈser.ə.ti/  us   /-t̬i/
There’s often a bit of insincerity in these speeches.
Translations of “insincere”
in Arabic غَير مُخلِص, مُنافِق…
in Korean 진실되지 못한…
in Malaysian tidak ikhlas…
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 Vietnamese không chân thành…
in Spanish insincero, poco sincero…
in Portuguese insincero, falso…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่จริงใจ…
in German unaufrichtig…
in Catalan fals, poc sincer…
in Japanese 誠意のない…
in Indonesian tidak tulus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虚伪的, 不诚恳的…
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