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Noun: sincerity  sin'se-ri-tee
  1. An earnest and sincere feeling
    - earnestness, seriousness
     
  2. The quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical
    "his sincerity inspired belief"; "they demanded some proof of my sincerity"
     
  3. A quality of naturalness and simplicity
    "the simple sincerity of folk songs";
    - unassumingness
     
  4. The trait of being serious
    "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of sincerity";
    - seriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness

Derived forms: sincerities

See also: frivolous, insincere, serious, sincere

Type of: gravity, naturalness, solemnity, trait, truthfulness, veraciousness, veracity

Antonym: insincerity

Encyclopedia: Sincerity, Wetzel County, West Virginia