[ US /ˌdɪsɪnˈdʒɛnjuəsnəs/ ]
  1. the quality of being disingenuous and lacking candor
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How To Use disingenuousness In A Sentence

  • This kind of disingenuousness validates dangerous nonsense as legitimate opinion and sets the table for extremism. Ian Gurvitz: Put Hate Speech in the Crosshairs
  • That perceived disingenuousness may back to bite Beijing, in two ways.
  • All of this has prompted mild accusations of disingenuousness.
  • The Anglican Consultative Council has issued a statement on the divestment controversy which achieves a truly egregious conflation of sanctimoniousness, disingenuousness and sheer moral humbug.
  • Just as Formula One runs both drivers 'and constructors' championships, so the Premier League 2011-2012 should see the inaugural season of The Plonkership, in which managers would receive points for witlessness, disingenuousness and babyishness displayed during everything from media outings to interactions with fourth officials. It's tight at the top of The Plonkership
  • In that sense, the administration's appeals to free expression and dialogue were the purest disingenuousness.
  • That is what we call disingenuousness little buddy. Center for American Progress Action Fund
  • This sort of talk immediately opens itself up to the accusation of disingenuousness and hypocrisy.
  • Perhaps both are illustrations of strategic disingenuousness - not by the authors, but by their subjects.
  • The play's title is too literal a description of its subject matter, and that lack of theatrical imagination shows up in the general emotional disingenuousness of the piece.
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