Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 06/20/15 Sincere

Sincere (adjective)
sincere [sin-seer]


adjective, sincerer, sincerest.
1. free of deceit, hypocrisy, or falseness; earnest: a sincere apology.
2. genuine; real: a sincere effort to improve; a sincere friend.
3. pure; unmixed; unadulterated.
4. Obsolete. sound; unimpaired.

Synonyms
1. frank, candid, honest, open, guileless; unaffected. See earnest.

Antonyms
1, 2. false.

Origin: 1525-35; < Latin sincerus pure, clean, untainted

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