- IPA: /sɪnˈsɛɹəti/
- The quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind or intention; freedom from simulation, hypocrisy, disguise, or false pretense.
- c. 1603–1604, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Othello, the Moore of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act II, scene iii]:
- I protest, in the sincerity of love.
- Sincerity is a duty no less plain than important.
- Sincerity is everything. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.
- French: sincérité
- German: Aufrichtigkeit, Ehrlichkeit
- Italian: sincerità
- Portuguese: sinceridade
- Russian: и́скренность
- Spanish: sinceridad