Disingenuous vs. Ingenuine

By Jaxson

  • Disingenuous (adjective)

    Not noble; unbecoming true honor or dignity; mean; unworthy; fake or deceptive.

  • Disingenuous (adjective)

    Not ingenuous; not frank or open; uncandid; unworthily or meanly artful.

  • Disingenuous (adjective)

    Assuming a pose of naïveté to make a point or for deception.

  • Ingenuine (adjective)

    false, not genuine or authentic.

  • Disingenuous (adjective)

    not candid or sincere, typically by pretending that one knows less about something than one really does

    “this journalist was being somewhat disingenuous as well as cynical”

Oxford Dictionary

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