Examples of insincere in a Sentence
He said he was sorry, but I could tell that he was being insincere.
the insincere compliments of a spiteful gossip
Recent Examples of insincere from the Web
Employees will sniff out insincere invitations to contribute ideas, and withhold their imaginative powers.
Instead, his apology seemed cold, insincere and scripted.
But Smitherman, former head of the local NAACP, saw Sittenfeld's latest motion as insincere.
Try to soften criticism by prefacing and following it with insincere praise.
And Riggs, courtesy of Steve Carell, is a cartoon: loud, bawdy, shameless, mildly pathetic, opportunistically insincere, a little desperate, a jester in misogynist drag.
This isn’t the case, say, of a wily businessman seeking to use an insincere claim of faith as cover to avoid a financially burdensome regulation.
If this all seems an exaggeration, a hometown kiss-up, a contrary and insincere piece of madness, well so be it.
Considering the president’s praise of Arpaio, and promise to consider a pardon for the ex-sheriff, Monday’s overdue, undercooked rebuke of racial animus registers as even more risibly insincere.
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Origin and Etymology of insincere
First Known Use: 1634See Words from the same year
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Definition of insincere for English Language Learners
: not expressing or showing true feelings : not sincere
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