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disingenuous

dis·in·gen·u·ous

disingenuous

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs ihn jen yu s
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: not candid or sincere.
His invitation had seemed disingenuous, and she wondered if he'd been put up to asking her.
antonyms:
artless, ingenuous, sincere
similar words:
insincere
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derivations: disingenuously (adv.), disingenuousness (n.)
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