[ noun ] an earnest and sincere feeling
Used in print(Allan J. Braff and Roger F. Miller, "Wage-Price...)
Where this approach becomes critical , the industry can be expected to put much emphasis on this as evidence of its sincerity in `` resisting '' the wage pressures of a powerful union , requesting tariff relief after it has `` reluctantly '' acceded to the union pressure .
[ noun ] the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical
"his sincerity inspired belief" "they demanded some proof of my sincerity"
Used in print(The Providence Journal...)
As for the ladies , they were full of charm , and sincerity , and deep and abiding affection for this hurrying driving , honest , little man .
[ noun ] a quality of naturalness and simplicity
"the simple sincerity of folk songs"
Used in print(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)
Thoroughly modern in treatment , they are at_the_same_time , full of simple sincerity which invariably characterizes genuine Negro folk-music and are by_no_means to be confused with the average ' Broadway Spirituals ' which depend for their racial flavor upon sundry allusions to the ' Amen_Corner ' , ' judgement_day ' , ' Gabriel 's horn ' , and a frustrated devil - with a_few random ' Hallelujahs ' thrown_in for_good_measure .