Insincere Sentence Examples
His apology to me seemed as insincere as his motives.
At first it was exciting, like playing dress-up, but now it felt insincere and she was afraid he would see through the faÃ§ade.
Manipulation always appears in the context of communication and the manipulator's intentions are covert, albeit not always insincere.
It either falls into jargon or it becomes really insincere.
Actual experience taught him that President Kruger was beyond an appeal to reason, and that the protestations of President Steyn were insincere.Advertisement
It, too, has had its share of rubbish pedaled by insincere opportunists and deluded fools.
They show much outward respect for superiors and parents, but they are insincere and incapable of deep emotion.
Napoleon certainly believed that the offer was insincere.
After the first feeling of perplexity aroused in the parents by Berg's proposal, the holiday tone of joyousness usual at such times took possession of the family, but the rejoicing was external and insincere.
Magazine subscriptions sound insincere, but if you give the right magazine to the right person, then you can be seen as observant!Advertisement
While there is no set length for an engagement, if you know you will not want to get married for several years, a marriage proposal may seem hasty or insincere.
Despite the popularity of the show, there are some fans who were disappointed to see Betty transform into another pretty face and thought she deserved better than her love interest, Armando, who came across at times as mean and insincere.
Some perceived the band as belonging to the waning Manchester pop scene, and consequently achieved a reputation for being insincere charlatans.
Generally it made her feel uncomfortable when men remarked on her beauty, but doubly so when they were insincere.
The negotiations which he allowed to go on with England in the spring of 1810, mainly respecting the independence of Holland, are now known to have been insincere.Advertisement
Embarrassing, insincere, formulaic flattery makes God mellow.
The recantation was probably insincere, for on returning to his diocese he taught adoptianism as before.
He looked small in the middle of the foyer, and he wore an insincere smile like he might any other piece of easily removable clothing.
But at the moment when he imagined himself calmed by such reflections, she suddenly came into his mind as she was at the moments when he had most strongly expressed his insincere love for her, and he felt the blood rush to his heart and had again to get up and move about and break and tear whatever came to his hand.
The defects of all sentimental writing are noticeable in him, but they are palliated by his wonderful feeling, and by the passionate sincerity even of his insincere passages.Advertisement
Burr was unscrupulous, insincere and notoriously immoral, but he was pleasing in his manners, generous to a fault, and was intensely devoted to his wife and daughter.
Notwithstanding his vices and his lack of all solid capacity, there is no reason to suppose that Napper Tandy was dishonest or insincere; and the manner in which his name was introduced in the well-known ballad, "The Wearing of the Green," proves that he succeeded in impressing the popular imagination of the rebel party in Ireland.
P. Salvolini, insincere and self-seeking, died young, and Ippolito Rosellini (1800-1843) showed little original power.
The American case revived the charges of "insincere neutrality" and "veiled hostility" which had figured in the diplomatic correspondence, and had been repudiated by Great Britain.
But there are no reasons for thinking the performance ironical or insincere, and it cannot be doubted that Defoe would have been honestly unable even to understand Lamb's indignation.Advertisement
The popular faith was full of heathenish superstition strangely blended with the higher ideas which were the inheritance left to Israel by men like Moses and Elijah; but the common prophets accepted all alike, and combined heathen arts of divination and practices of mere physical enthusiasm with a not altogether insincere pretension that through their professional oracles the ideal was being maintained of a continuous divine guidance of the people of Yahweh.