disingenuously
adverb see disingenuous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • disingenuously — disingenuous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not candid or sincere, especially in feigning ignorance. DERIVATIVES disingenuously adverb disingenuousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disingenuously — adverb in a disingenuous manner disingenuously, he asked leading questions abut his opponent s work • Syn: ↑artfully • Derived from adjective: ↑artful (for: ↑artfully), ↑disingenuous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disingenuously — Disingenuous Dis in*gen u*ous, a. 1. Not noble; unbecoming true honor or dignity; mean; unworthy; as, disingenuous conduct or schemes. [1913 Webster] 2. Not ingenuous; wanting in noble candor or frankness; not frank or open; uncandid; unworthily… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disingenuously — See disingenuous. * * * …   Universalium

  • disingenuously — adverb In a disingenuous manner …   Wiktionary

  • disingenuously — adv. insincerely, dishonestly, in a manner that is not frank and open …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disingenuously — dis·ingenuously …   English syllables

  • disingenuously — See: disingenuous …   English dictionary

  • disingenuous — disingenuously, adv. disingenuousness, n. /dis in jen yooh euhs/, adj. lacking in frankness, candor, or sincerity; falsely or hypocritically ingenuous; insincere: Her excuse was rather disingenuous. [1645 55; DIS 1 + INGENUOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • artfully — adverb 1. in an artful manner (Freq. 1) her foot pointed artfully toward tapering toes • Derived from adjective: ↑artful 2. in a disingenuous manner disingenuously, he asked leading questions abut his opponent s work • Syn: ↑di …   Useful english dictionary

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