Part of speech:
Characterized by sanctimony:
Deceiving or intended to deceive
Like oil, soap, or grease to the touch
(Archaic) Having or showing a sense of duty and loyalty to family, friends, etc.
The definition of spurious is something that is not true.
Emphasizing or observing the letter but not the spirit of religious law; self-righteous; sanctimonious
Habitually phony or dishonest:
Speaking or spoken in an artfully suave manner; ingratiating.
Assumed or simulated to impress others:
Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.
Disposed to or characterized by untruth:
Speaking in a pleasing, persuasive, or polished manner
Fond of catching others in mistakes; quick to find fault; quibbling; carping
The definition of deceitful is someone or something intentionally untruthful or intended to mislead.
Seemingly or apparently valid, likely, or acceptable; credible:
Marked by or displaying integrity; upright:
Being without hypocrisy or pretense; true:
Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
The definition of ingenuous is open or frank.
The definition of unfeigned is something genuine, sincere or not fake.
In accordance with virtue or morality:
Existing in reality or in fact; not merely possible, but real; as it really is
Free of pretense, falsehood, or affectation:
Based on fact or sound reason; well-founded:
That can be relied on; dependable; trustworthy
Falsely moralistic; hypocritical; insincere
Spurious, deceptive, or false:
Marked by or exhibiting a lack of reliability.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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