|1.||[ noun ] an earnest and sincere feeling|
|2.||[ noun ] the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical|
"his sincerity inspired belief" "they demanded some proof of my sincerity"
|Related terms:||insincerity truthfulness singleness heartiness sincere insincere|
|3.||[ noun ] a quality of naturalness and simplicity|
"the simple sincerity of folk songs"
|4.||[ noun ] the trait of being serious|
|Synonyms:||earnestness serious-mindedness seriousness|
"a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice
|Related terms:||frivolity trait commitedness commitment graveness sedateness serious frivolous|