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  • n. Property of being insincere, lacking sincerity or truthfulness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being insincere; lack of sincerity, or of being in reality what one appears to be; dissimulation; hypocritical; deceitfulness; hollowness; untrustworthiness

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being insincere; want of sincerity or ingenuousness; dissimulation; hypocrisy; deceitfulness; duplicity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical

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