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ˌdɪs ɪnˈdʒɛn yu əsdisin·gen·u·ous

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  1. disingenuous, artfuladjective

    not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness

    "an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who...exemplified...the most disagreeable traits of his time"- David Cannadine; "a disingenuous excuse"

    Synonyms:
    artful

    Antonyms:
    undistorted, heart-to-heart, candid, ingenuous, artless, open

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. disingenuousadjective

    Synonyms:
    unfair, dishonest, insincere, uncandid, artful, cunning, sly, insidious, deceitful, knavish, false, false-hearted, not frank, not open

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  1. List of paraphrases for "disingenuous":

    dishonest, false, hypocritical

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How to use disingenuous in a sentence?

  1. Kshama Sawant:

    It is disingenuous for them to say they don’t have enough to pay $15 an hour.

  2. Al Womble:

    At the end of the 2016 election and 2017 for a little while, there were still some pretty raw nerves there. To deny any sort of role within that situation I think would be a little disingenuous, i'd like to see Bernie Sanders say,' Hey, I'm here to appeal to more than just a small base of people and I want to bring people together.

  3. Judge Jeanine Pirro:

    ’The View’ was disingenuous in not telling us who was hosting, they didn’t tell anyone that one of the most rabid anti-Trump, anti-Fox people was going to be sitting next to me and interviewing me.

  4. John Fetterman:

    I haven't done any polls, I haven't done any focus groups. I mean look at me. I'm not a polished specimen here, i'm going to either win or lose this race by being my true authentic self and telling the people the truth. And if me winning would require me being disingenuous or not telling the truth to people, I wouldn't want to win.

  5. Andrew Wheeler:

    Their determination was disingenuous, they knew that the technology was not adequately demonstrated, which is what is required under the law.


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