disingenuousness disingenuousness  /ˌdɪs ɪn ˈdʒɛn ju əs nəs/


  • (n) the quality of being disingenuous and lacking candor


  1. That perceived disingenuousness may come back to bite Beijing, in two ways.
  2. Romney, for all his bland disingenuousness, worked the hardest of any of the final front-runners to pander equally to all segments of the modern Republican Party.
  3. The former National Security Adviser's accounts were sometimes confusing, and he occasionally displayed an extraordinary disingenuousness.


  • More Whoppers Than You'd F Ind At Burger King

    I just received a new fundraising letter from the re-election campaign of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R&R-Partners) that is absolutely mind-blowing in its disingenuousness. Philosophical differences aside, you'd at least expect a high level of honesty
    on July 31, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal


  • "The disingenuousness of it was revealed," Obama responded, "when [the Clinton campaign] started saying that, 'Well, maybe he can be vice president,' which by President Clinton's own criteria means that I must be qualified to be commander in...
    on Apr 19, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Hartford Courant

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