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Thursday October 19, 2017

Disingenuous (dis-in-JEN-yoo-uhs)

Insincere, not genuine or honest

Usage Examples

  • The gift was disingenuous; he is obviously just trying to retain my business.
  • She told him disingenuously that she loved him, but she was just trying to get at his money.

Word Usage Tip


  • He gave me an INSINCERE apology that didn't mean a thing.
  • He gave me an DISINGENUOUS apology that didn't mean a thing.

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