Disingenuous Definition

dĭsĭn-jĕnyo͝o-əs
adjective
Not straightforward; not candid or frank.
Webster's New World
Pretending to be unaware or unsophisticated; faux-naïf.
American Heritage
Slyly deceptive or misleading, typically by means of a pretense of ignorance or unawareness.
Webster's New World
Unaware or uninformed; naive.
American Heritage
Not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating.
American Heritage
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