insincerity


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the quality of not being open or truthful

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But in this scrub was no sincerity, only a positive insincerity.
Grimsby, a friend of his, but a man I very greatly disliked: there was a sinister cast in his countenance, and a mixture of lurking ferocity and fulsome insincerity in his demeanour, that I could not away with.
The only thing I object to in this little trait of Ned's, is,' said Mr Chester, '--and the mention of his name reminds me, by the way, that I am about to beg the favour of a minute's talk with you alone--the only thing I object to in it, is, that it DOES partake of insincerity.
The prince's tone was so natural and respectful that the general could not possibly suspect him of any insincerity.
Nor did she encourage those habits of unselfishness and amiability founded upon insincerity which are put at so high a value in mixed households of men and women.
It is but a shallow haste which concludeth insincerity from
Yet after all, many of these prejudices rested on important principles which were among the most solid foundations of Johnson's nature and largely explain his real greatness, namely on sound commonsense, moral and intellectual independence, and hatred of insincerity.
In recent public speeches, the President has slammed Sison for the group's insincerity in the peace talks amid continued attacks on government troops.
Duterte's insincerity is manifest in his fickle-mindedness in pursuing the peace talks,' she added.
Ekunjesu, who made this known in a message delivered at the church, blamed the attacks on insincerity and selfishness of Nigerian leaders.
Our society today is facing an acute shortage of ethics followed by insincerity.
Senate of Pakistan reiterates the stance of Hurriyat Leadership that any attempt for dialogue without engaging Pakistan in this regard is not only against longstanding international resolutions of the United Nations, but reflects India's continued selfishness, insincerity and blatant disregard of international principles of self-determination.
After the Riyadh conference and meeting with (US President Donald) Trump, the Saudi officials have adopted new policies and if the Saudi government wants to adopt a sincere approach towards the Muslim world, it should apologize to the Yemeni, Syrian, Iranian and Bahraini people for its wrong behavior and if it doesn't, it shows the insincerity of the country's rulers in their future behavior," Rezayee told reporters in a press conference in Baghdad on Sunday.
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The statement castigated the Government of Sri Lanka for its insincerity and stated that Tamil people are not at all surprised at this deception by Sri Lanka, as they never expected justice from Sri Lanka by its own, but it clearly illustrates to the UN, the insincerity of Sri Lanka over its own commitment it has made just last year.