disingenuousness

  • 1 disingenuousness — index bad faith, color (deceptive appearance), dishonesty, evasion, improbity, indirection (deceitfulness) Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

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

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  • 3 Disingenuousness — 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… …

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  • 4 disingenuousness — noun see disingenuous …

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  • 5 disingenuousness — See disingenuously. * * * …

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  • 6 disingenuousness — noun The state or quality of being disingenuous …

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  • 7 disingenuousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Lack of sincerity: ambidexterity, artificiality, insincerity, phoniness. See HONEST …

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  • 8 disingenuousness — dis·in gen·u·ous·ness || ‚dɪsɪn dÊ’enjÊŠÉ™nɪs n. untruthfulness, dishonesty, quality of lacking candor; hypocrisy, insincerity …

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  • 9 disingenuousness — dis·ingenuousness …

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  • 10 disingenuousness — noun the quality of being disingenuous and lacking candor • Ant: ↑ingenuousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑disingenuous • Hypernyms: ↑dishonesty • Hyponyms: ↑craftiness, ↑ …

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  • 11 Disingenuity — Dis*in ge*nu i*ty, n. Disingenuousness. [Obs.] Clarendon. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 disingenuous — adjective Date: 1655 lacking in candor; also giving a false appearance of simple frankness ; calculating • disingenuously adverb • disingenuousness noun …

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