Definition of sincerity
: the quality or state of being sincere : honesty of mind : freedom from hypocrisy
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Kathy Griffin apologized with what seemed like sincerity.
The first was sincerity, which is a form of truthfulness.
Many dancers play Hilarion as a gruff boor who is merely a hindrance to the central lovers, but Mr. Zhurbin’s solid sincerity inspires sympathy, and this complicates and deepens the story.
The point, for the climate denier, is not that the truth should be sought with open-minded sincerity –
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First Known Use of sincerity
SINCERITY Defined for Kids
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