Origin of sincerityMiddle French sincérité from Classical Latin sinceritas
Monica's lack of sincerity made it seem to Trent that she didn't think she did anything wrong.
An example of sincerity is a person who really means everything that he promises.
(countable and uncountable, plural sincerities)
From Middle French sincÃ©ritÃ©.
- The sincerity in his voice brought tears to her eyes.
- She smiled and said with the utmost sincerity, "I love it."
- Not only did pupils flock to Tosa from many quarters, attracted alike by the novelty of Itagaki's doctrines, by his eloquence and by his transparent sincerity, but also similar schools sprang up among the former vassals of other fiefs, who saw themselves excluded from the government.
- The Order of the Red Eagle, the second of the Prussian orders, was founded originally as the Order of Sincerity (L'Ordre de la Sincerit y) in 1705 by George William, hereditary prince of Brandenburg-Bayreuth.
- But his work is a monument of painstaking sincerity, and brings us into direct contact with the spirit of the period.